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1) Himalayas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Asian mountain system, extending c.1,500 mi (2,410 km) E from the Indus River in Pakistan through India, the Tibet region of China, Nepal, E India, and Bhutan to...

2) Bhutan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kingdom of Bhutan, kingdom (1995 est. pop. 1,781,000), 18,147 sq mi (47,000 sq km), in the E Himalayas, southern Asia. It is bordered on the west, south, and east...

3) Nepal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kingdom of Nepal, independent kingdom (1995 est. pop. 21,561,000), c.54,000 sq mi (139,860 sq km), central Asia. Landlocked and isolated by the Himalayas, Nepal is...

4) Annapurna. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Annapurna I (26,502 ft/8,078 m) in the west and Annapurna II (26,041 ft/7,938 m) in the east. The summit of Annapurna I was first reached in 1950 by a French expedition...

5) Trans-Himalaya. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Trans-Himalaya, see Himalayas....

6) Shiwalik Hills. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kashmir through N India into S Nepal paralleling the main Himalayan range at a distance of c.90 mi (140 km). The highest point is 3,500 ft (1,067 m). The Shiwalik...

7) Kunlun. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Himalayas and the Tian Shan, extending c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) E from the Pamir Mts., along the Tibet-Xinjiang border in W China and into Qinghai prov., where it branches...

8) Nanga Parbat. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Azad Kashmir; 7th highest peak in the world. Six expeditions-almost all ending disastrously-were sent to climb it. A German-Austrian team led by Herman Buhl finally...

9) Beas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Himalayas and flowing generally SW through the fertile Kulu Valley of Himachal Pradesh and the Shiwalik Range to join the Sutlej River, S of Amritsar, N India. One...

10) Badrinath. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The peak has several glaciers. At a height of c.10,000 ft (3,050 m), is an 9th-century monastery and a temple to the Hindu god Shiva, a popular pilgrimage center...

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