Khumbutse

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Khumbutse
Khumbutse.jpg
Khumbutse
Highest point
Elevation 6,636 m (21,772 ft) [1]
Prominence 460 m (1,510 ft) [2]
Coordinates 28°01′13″N 86°52′23″E / 28.02028°N 86.87306°E / 28.02028; 86.87306Coordinates: 28°01′13″N 86°52′23″E / 28.02028°N 86.87306°E / 28.02028; 86.87306
Geography
Khumbutse is located in Nepal
Khumbutse
Khumbutse
Nepal
Location Solukhumbu District, Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal
Tingri County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Parent range Mahalangur Himal, Himalayas
Climbing
First ascent 1979 by Franček Knez
Easiest route glacier/snow/ice

Khumbutse (Chinese: 坤布崎峰; pinyin: Kūnbùzī Fēng) is the first mountain west (6 km) of Mount Everest. It lies at the border between Nepal and China.

Overview[edit]

Khumbutse (lower right)
Left to right: Pumori-Lingtren-Khumbutse
Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Everest West Shoulder overlook base camp and the Khumbu Icefall. Mount Everest South-West face (above the west shoulder) and Nuptse's side to right
Left to right: Lingtren-Khumbutse - Everest west shoulder.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Khumbutse". Peakware.com. Retrieved 2013-05-05.
  2. ^ "Khumbutse, China/Nepal". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2013-05-05.

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