Darjeeling and Kangchenjunga
Sunset view from a place near Batasia Loop in northern direction. Part of the town of Darjeeling appears in the right portion of the photograph, whereas Kangchenjunga (8586 m) can be seen at a distance of 77 km in the left background. This highest mountain of India and third highest in the world forms the border between Sikkim and Nepal. Its name means Five Treasures of Snow, referring to its five summits.
- cultural landscape, eight-thousander, glacial processes, lightscape, mountainscape, mountaintop, snowscape, townscape, tropical montane forest, Zonobiome II
- Monday 13 November 2017 by Martin Mergili in Asia / India (6369 visits)