Photo of the Day: Mt Kangchenjunga

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kangchenjunga photo

credit: Aaron Ostrovsky

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The third highest mountain in the world, with an elevation of 28,169', Kanchenjunga is on the border of the easternmost part of Nepal and the northern part of the Indian state of Sikkim. Up until 1852 it was thought to be the tallest peak in the world, until calculations made in the Great Trigonometric Survey on India confirmed that there Mt Everest, to the west was the tallest. Details aside, this is just a great shot of a great mountain.

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