Nilgiri Himal

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Nilgiri North
Highest point
Elevation 7,061 m (23,166 ft)
Coordinates 28°39′26″N 83°43′29″E / 28.65722°N 83.72472°E / 28.65722; 83.72472Coordinates: 28°39′26″N 83°43′29″E / 28.65722°N 83.72472°E / 28.65722; 83.72472
Nilgiri is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Location Nepal
Parent range Himalayas
First ascent 1962

The Nilgiri Himal is a range of three peaks in the Annapurna massif in Nepal. It is composed of Nilgiri North (7061 m), Nilgiri Central (6940 m) and Nilgiri South (6839 m).

Nilgiri North was first ascended in October 1962 by The Netherlands Himalayan Expedition; the team leader was a famous French climber, Lionel Terray.[1] The first ascents on Nilgiri South and Nilgiri Central were made by Japanese climbers in 1978 and 1979 respectively.

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  1. ^ "The Netherlands Himalayan Expedition to Central-West Nepal, 1962". Archived from the original on 2012-09-10.