Dhaulagiri facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDhaulagiri
|Elevation||8,167 m (26,795 ft)
|Prominence||3,357 m (11,014 ft)
|Parent range||Dhaulagiri Himal|
|First ascent||May 13, 1960 by Kurt Diemberger, A. Schelbert, E. Forrer, Nawang Dorje, Nyima Dorje
(First winter ascent 21 January 1985 Jerzy Kukuczka and Andrzej Czok)
|Easiest route||Northeast ridge|
Dhaulagiri is a group of mountains in Nepal. It is 120 km (70 mi) long and lies between Kaligandaki river and Bheri river. Dhaulagiri I which is the seventh highest mountain in the world whose height is 8,167 metres (26,795 ft) lies in this group.
The name Dhaulagiri comes from sanskrit in which dhawala means white, beautiful and giri means mountain.
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