South face of the Annapurna ridge.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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massif of the Himalayas, in central Nepal: highest peak, c. 26,500 ft (8,077 m)
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A massif of the Himalaya Mountains in north-central Nepal. It rises to 8,083.7 m (26,504 ft) at Annapurna I in the west. Annapurna II, in the east, is 7,942.5 m (26,041 ft) high.