Camping at Yangiotar (4780 m), during our exploration to Talung Glacier, a day after crossing Goecha La (4940 m), in Sikkim Himalayas, in the North Eastern part of India.
Mt. Talung (7348 m) is on the left behind. And the mighty Kangchenzanga (8586 m/28169 ft) the third highest peak of the world is on the right behind. This is the place from where kangchenzanga is seen from its base to top.
The name Kanchenjunga is derived from four words of Tibetan origin, usually rendered Kang-chen-dzo-na or gangs-chen-mdzöd-Inga and interpreted in #Sikkim as the “Five Treasuries of the Great Snow.” The mountain holds an important place in the mythology and religious ritual of the local inhabitants, and its slopes were no doubt familiar to herdsmen and traders for centuries before a rough survey of it was made.
Picture Courtesy ~ thanks to our friend @himalayasubhamoy 👈 follow
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