Photographer's Note

First ray of sun hits the Eastern Face of Himalayan Cousins( from left -Lhotse, Everest and Makalu and Chomolonzo) as seen from Sandakphu...
Sandakphu is located on Singhalila ridge on eastern India-Nepal border and is the colosseum for Everest (or Sagarmatha), Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu, 4 of the 5 highest peaks of the world, Everest being the highest, Kanchenjunga third highest, Lhotse Fourth highest and Makalu being the fifth highest peak.It was from Sandakphu and its vicinity that Everest was first sighted in an era when Kanchenjunga was thought to be the highest mountain in the world.

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