Annapurna IV

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Annapurna IV
Annapurna Lamjung Himal.jpg
Annapurna IV is the peak the farthest to the left in this image.
Highest point
Elevation7,525 m (24,688 ft)
Prominence255 m (837 ft)
Parent peakAnnapurna I
Isolation3.81 km (2.37 mi)
Coordinates28°32′15″N 84°4′58″E / 28.53750°N 84.08278°E / 28.53750; 84.08278Coordinates: 28°32′15″N 84°4′58″E / 28.53750°N 84.08278°E / 28.53750; 84.08278
Parent rangeAnnapurna Himal, Himalayas
First ascent1955
Easiest routesnow/ice climb

Annapurna IV is a mountain of the Annapurna range in the Himalayas. It is near Annapurna II. It was first climbed in 1955 by a German expedition led by Heinz Steinmetz via the North Face and Northwest Ridge. The summit party comprised Steinmetz, Harald Biller, and Jürgen Wellenkamp.


Rockfalls from Annapurna IV are thought to have blocked the Seti River, creating a temporary dam.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Making Sense of Nepal's Seti River Disaster : Image of the Day". 22 December 2013. Retrieved 6 March 2020.