mountain of the Himalayas

Jannu is a 7,710 metres (25,300 ft) mountain in the Himalayas range, in Nepal.[1] It is also known as Mount Khumbhakharna and Phoktanglungma.[2][3] It is the 32nd highest mountain in the world. The first people to reach were René Desmaison, Paul Keller, Robert Paragot, and Sherpa Gyalzen Mitchung, in 1962.[4][5]

Jannu, as from the south in 2003


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  3. "Nepal Kumbhakarna". Monterosa Nepal. Archived from the original on 17 May 2019. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  4. Neate, Jill (1989). High Asia : an Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks. Unwin Hyman. ISBN 0-89886-238-8.
  5. "Jannu". Peakware.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 17 May 2019.