Naimona’nyi Peak stands by Lake Manasarovar

Naimona’nyi Peak stands by Lake Manasarovar. It has an altitude of 7694 meters. It is the fifth highest mountain among the five Goddess Mountains of Himalayas. It is regarded as a holy mountain which controls the intelligence and life span by Tibetans.

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Naimona’nyi Peak has six main mountain ridges and there are dozens of mountains with an altitude of more than 6000 meters on these ridges. The cliffs here are pretty precipitous and there is an arête with a height difference of 2000 meters on the east side of Naimona’nyi Peak. There are five magnificent giant glaciers w on the west of the peak.

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Naimona’nyi Peak was opened as a mountaineering region and scientific research area in 1980s. The geologic investigation and some mountaineering activities organized by Sino-foreign joint mountaineering team were held here. In 1985, the Sino-Japan Joint Mountaineering Team conquered Naimona’nyi Peak successfully.

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