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Mount Fishtail

by Pokhara City

Machhapuchchhre or Machhapuchhre “Fish Tail” in English, is a mountain in the Annapurna Himalayan Range of north central Nepal. It is revered by the local population as particularly sacred to the god Shiva, and hence is off limits to climbing.

Elevation:     6,993 m (22,943 ft)
Location:     North Central Nepal
Range:     Annapurna Himal
Coordinates:     28°29′42″N 83°56′57″E
First ascent:     Unclimbed – ascents not allowed

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