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Meru Peak(Shark's Fin,6450m)

 
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Meru Peak(Shark\'s Fin,6450m)
Meru, 6,660 m (21,850 ft), lies between Thalay Sagar and Shivling, and has some highly challenging routes, only recently ascended despite multiple attempts by the world's best climbers.
Thalay Sagar, 6,904 m (22,651 ft), a steep rock spire, and perhaps the most difficult summit to attain in the entire group.
Shivling, 6,543 m (21,467 ft), another steep rock peak, with two summits, and the most striking as viewed from Gaumukh, the pilgrimage site at the mouth of the glacier. A symbol of the god Shiva, it is the most revered peak in the group.
dedicated to 2005 Meru Peak(Shark's Fin,6450m) team crew

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lcarreauSpectacular mountain...

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

It looks different from other mountains -
definitely has a mysterious and foreboding
aura to it!
Posted Feb 16, 2009 8:07 pm

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bongsunkeeSubmitted by bongsunkee
on Feb 16, 2009 1:11 am

Image ID: 490131
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Lat/Lon: 30.00000°N / 79.00000°E
Object Title: Meru Peak(Shark's Fin,6450m)

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing