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Nepal map Harka Gurung Ngadi Chuli (Manaslu Himal)
Nepal map Harka Gurung Ngadi Chuli (Manaslu Himal)

The Himalchuli is the second highest mountain of the Manaslu Himal. The mountain has three summits, East (7'893 m), West (7'540 m) and North (7'371 m). It is ranked as the 18th highest peak on earth.

First Ascent: 1960 by the Japanese climbers Hisashi Tanabe and Masahiro Harada.

Nepal 1973 Yak stamp view towards Manaslu Himal stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Nepal 1973
The stamp shows a distant view from Laurebina Yak (Gosainkund trail) towards the Manaslu Himal.

Old Gorkha Palace aerogramme Nepal 1984

Nepal 1984, Aerogramme, Gorkha.
The mountains in the background are Himalchuli West 7'540 m (left) and Himalchuli 7'893 m.

 

Nepal Himalchuli stamp timbre Briefmarke fracnobolli issued by Mozambique 2014

Mozambique 2014
The image does not shows Mt. Everest, as written on the stamp. It shows a view from Mt. Shivapuri (2'718 m), located just north of Kathmandu towards the Manaslu Himal. The bird is labeled as Parus major (Great Tit) but it actually seems to be Parus monticolus (Green-backed Tit).

The stamp was issued in the series "Mountains & Birds".

 

 

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