Makalu (in Nepal offeecially मकालु, in Cheenae offeecially Makaru; Cheenese: 马卡鲁山, Pinyin: Mǎkǎlǔ Shān; Makalungma in Limbu) is the fift heichest mountain in the warld at 8,485 metre (27,838 ft).

Makalu
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Makalu frae the soothwast
Heichest pynt
Elevation8,485 m (27,838 ft) [1]
Ranked 5t
Prominence2,386 m (7,828 ft)
Isolation17 kilometre (11 mi)
LeetinAicht-thoosander
Ultra
Coordinates27°53′21″N 87°05′19″E / 27.88917°N 87.08861°E / 27.88917; 87.08861Coordinates: 27°53′21″N 87°05′19″E / 27.88917°N 87.08861°E / 27.88917; 87.08861
Geografie
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LocationKhumbu, Nepal / Tibet, Cheenae
Parent rangeMahalangur Himalaya
Climbing
First ascentMey 15, 1955 bi Lionel Terray an Jean Couzy
Easiest routesnaw/ice climb

ReferencesEedit

  1. The hicht is eften gien as 8,481 m or 8,485 m.