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Kangchenjunga at sunset

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View from Ghoom in northern direction to the Kangchenjunga (8586 m). 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. Kangchenjunga is considered a sacred mountain by the local communities.

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on Monday 13 November 2017 by Martin Mergili
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