Annapurna Massif

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South Face of Annapurna I

Annapurna (Sanskrit, Nepali:अन्नपूर्णा) is a group of mountains in Nepal. It has one peak over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft), thirteen peaks over 7,000 metres (23,000 ft) and sixteen over 6,000 metres (20,000 ft).[1] The whole area comes under Annapurna Conservation Area. Annapurna I Main, the tenth tallest mountain in the world is a mountain of this group.

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  1. H. Adams Carter (1985). "Classification of the Himalaya". American Alpine Journal 27 (59): 127–9. http://c498469.r69.cf2.rackcdn.com/1985/109_carter_himalaya_aaj1985.pdf. Retrieved 2011-05-01.