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Gepang Goh 6'050 m
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The Gepang Goh 6'050 m (other sources 5'780 m) is located in the Lauhaul region of the Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. The mountain has several summits and its first ascent is reported to Brigadier-General Charles Granville Bruce with the Swiss guide Heinrich Fuhrer and two Gurkhas in July 1912. C.G. Bruce was the leader of the second and third British expeditions to the Mount Everest in 1922 and 1924.

 

Russia 2004, "100th Birthday of Swjatoslaw Roerich".

The background features S.N Roerich's painting "Two Peaks" (Tempera on canvas. 61x92 cm), found in N.Roerich International Centre-Museum, Moscow, Russia.

The www.roerich-encyclopedia.nm.ru reads that painting "Gepang" (year 1931, #80, in Russian) features a mountain of 6 km height Gepang Goh (Gephan) in Lahaul, viewed from the Kullu valley and reminding for Roerichs, residing in Manali, to the Belukha peak from Altai.

The painting corresponds with the view (in distance) from the Rohtang Pass (3'978 m, Manali-Leh Road), which connects the Kullu Valley and the Chandra Valley in the North.

In the year 2004 the Indian Post issued for the same reason a postage stamp, which features an other painting of  Swjatoslaw Roerichs "Kangchenjunga in the Evening".

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