About Mount Kamet

Mount Kamet

Kamet Peak, Uttarakhand, Mount Kamet is the second most elevated top in the Garhwal district after Nanda Devi. It is arranged in the Uttarakhand condition of India which is regularly alluded to as the “Place where there is the Gods”. The stature of the Kamet top is around 7,816 m (25,643 ft). It was initially moved in 1931.

Where is Mount Kamet situated?

It is situated in the Chamoli region of Uttarakhand, near the outskirt with Tibet. Kamet Peak altitude is 7,816 meters (25,643 feet) above mean ocean level. The term Kamet has distinctive implications and spellings as diverse creator give fluctuating clarification to the word. As indicated by C. F. Meade, Kamet is referred to Tibetans as “Kangmen” which means ‘immense grandma of a holy snow chain’. While Frank Smythe writes in his book ‘Kamet Conquered’ that Kamet originates from the Tibetan word ‘Kangmed’.


Mount Kamet

Kamet Peak is the third most astounding mountain crest in India and the twenty-ninth most noteworthy crest on the planet. It would appear that a monster pyramid finished by a level summit range with two crests.

Kamet is considered as the piece of the Zanskar Range, which lies to the north of the Himalayas between the Suru River and the upper Karnali River. Three huge crests bound Kamet, the Mukut Parbat in the northwest of Kamet, Abi Gamin and Mana, which is in the south-southeast of Kamet.

Mount Kamet and surroundings

The other regular marvels that encompass Kamet are the alleviating icy masses and waterways. It is concealed by the West Kamet Glacier, the East Kamet Glacier and the Raikana Glacier frameworks. The branches of the West Kamet Glacier can be seen heading on the western inclines of Kamet, Abi Gamin, and Mukut Parbat. The East Kamet Glacier streams from the eastern side of Kamet and Mana. The Raikhana ice sheet streams east of Abi Gamin and unites with the East Kamet Glacier. The West Kamet Glacier channels into the Saraswati River while the East Kamet Glacier into the Dhauliganga River. These two streams are tributaries of the Alaknanda River which is the real waterway of Northern India and the heavenly stream of Hinduism.

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