Khumbu (315) Changtse (7,543 m)

Khumbu 1997168 photos

Description

Coordinates: 27° 58′ 46″ N, 86° 55′ 17″ E

(Khumbu 1991) … Khumbu (also known as the Everest Region) is a region of northeastern Nepal on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest. It is part of the Solukhumbu District, which in turn is part of the Sagarmatha Zone. Khumbu is one of three subregions of the main Khambu (specially Kulung) and Sherpa settlement of the Himalaya, the other two being Solu and Pharak. It includes the town of Namche Bazaar as well as the villages of Thame, Khumjung, Pangboche, Pheriche and Kunde. The famous Buddhist monastery at Tengboche is also located in the Khumbu.

The Khumbu’s elevation ranges from 3,300 m to the 8,848 m summit of Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth. The Khumbu region includes both Sagarmatha National Park (above Monju) and the Sagarmatha National Park Buffer Zone, between Lukla and Monju.

The Khumbu is a glacier believed to be the result of the last great Ice Age, ~500,000 years ago.

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Khumbu (294) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (294)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (220)
Khumbu (220)
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Khumbu (207)
Khumbu (390) Lukla (2,860 m)
Khumbu (390)Lukla (2,860 m)
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Khumbu (278)
Khumbu (309) Pumori (7,161 m)
Khumbu (309)Pumori (7,161 m)
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Khumbu (318) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (318)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
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Khumbu (198) Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Khumbu (198)Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
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Khumbu (337)
Khumbu (366) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (366)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (208)
Khumbu (208)
Khumbu (328) Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (328)Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (359) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (359)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
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Khumbu (290) Tengboche (3,860 m)
Khumbu (290)Tengboche (3,860 m)
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Khumbu (383)
Khumbu (255) Phari Lapcha (6,017 m)
Khumbu (255)Phari Lapcha (6,017 m)
Khumbu (332)
Khumbu (332)
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Khumbu (254)
Khumbu (181)
Khumbu (181)
Khumbu (266) Cho Oyu (8188m)
Khumbu (266)Cho Oyu (8188m)
Khumbu (387)
Khumbu (387)
Khumbu (323) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (323)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (381)
Khumbu (381)
Khumbu (324) Everest (8,848 m) - Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (324)Everest (8,848 m) - Nuptse (7,861 m)
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Khumbu (305)
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Khumbu (170)
Khumbu (234) Cho Oyu (8188m)
Khumbu (234)Cho Oyu (8188m)
Khumbu (259) Gyachung Kang (7,952 m)
Khumbu (259)Gyachung Kang (7,952 m)
Khumbu (296) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (296)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (376) Hillary Bridge
Khumbu (376)Hillary Bridge
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Khumbu (245)
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Khumbu (252)
Khumbu (248) Gokyo (4,860 m)
Khumbu (248)Gokyo (4,860 m)
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Khumbu (331)
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Khumbu (357)
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Khumbu (364)
Khumbu (364)
Khumbu (321) Everest (8,848 m)
Khumbu (321)Everest (8,848 m)
Khumbu (230)
Khumbu (230)
Khumbu (185) Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Khumbu (185)Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Khumbu (171)
Khumbu (171)
Khumbu (319) Everest (8,848 m) - Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (319)Everest (8,848 m) - Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (297)
Khumbu (297)
Khumbu (219)
Khumbu (219)
Khumbu (272)
Khumbu (272)
Khumbu (260) Cho Oyu (8188m) - Gyachung Kang (7,952 m)
Khumbu (260)Cho Oyu (8188m) - Gyachung Kang (7,952 m)
Khumbu (307)
Khumbu (307)
Khumbu (258) Phari Lapcha (6,017 m)
Khumbu (258)Phari Lapcha (6,017 m)
Khumbu (240)
Khumbu (240)
Khumbu (184) Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Khumbu (184)Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
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Khumbu (204)
Khumbu (228)
Khumbu (228)
Khumbu (369)
Khumbu (369)
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Khumbu (276)
Khumbu (291) Tengboche (3,860 m)
Khumbu (291)Tengboche (3,860 m)
Khumbu (374) Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Khumbu (374)Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Khumbu (197) Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Khumbu (197)Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Khumbu (179)
Khumbu (179)
Khumbu (236)
Khumbu (236)
Khumbu (275) Gokyo (4,860 m)
Khumbu (275)Gokyo (4,860 m)
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Khumbu (237)
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Khumbu (177)
Khumbu (325) Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (325)Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (327) Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (327)Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (375)
Khumbu (375)
Khumbu (268) Everest (8,848 m)
Khumbu (268)Everest (8,848 m)
Khumbu (299) Dingboche (4,340 m)
Khumbu (299)Dingboche (4,340 m)
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Khumbu (285)
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Khumbu (189)
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Khumbu (210)
Khumbu (362) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (362)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (315) Changtse (7,543 m)
Khumbu (315)Changtse (7,543 m)
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Khumbu (288)
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Khumbu (163)
Khumbu (211)
Khumbu (211)
Khumbu (224) Dingboche
Khumbu (224)Dingboche
Khumbu (280)
Khumbu (280)
Khumbu (363) Tengboche (3,860 m)
Khumbu (363)Tengboche (3,860 m)
Khumbu (164)
Khumbu (164)
Khumbu (253) Phari Lapcha (6,017 m)
Khumbu (253)Phari Lapcha (6,017 m)
Khumbu (267) Gyachung Kang (7,952 m)
Khumbu (267)Gyachung Kang (7,952 m)
Khumbu (271)
Khumbu (271)
Khumbu (206)
Khumbu (206)
Khumbu (322) Changtse (7,543 m)
Khumbu (322)Changtse (7,543 m)
Khumbu (251)
Khumbu (251)
Khumbu (277)
Khumbu (277)
Khumbu (292) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (292)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (372)
Khumbu (372)
Khumbu (274) Gokyo (4,860 m)
Khumbu (274)Gokyo (4,860 m)
Khumbu (370)
Khumbu (370)
Khumbu (386)
Khumbu (386)
Khumbu (355)
Khumbu (355)
Khumbu (320) Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (320)Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (222)
Khumbu (222)
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Khumbu (215)
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Khumbu (169)
Khumbu (269) Everest (8,848 m)
Khumbu (269)Everest (8,848 m)
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Khumbu (242)
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Khumbu (289)
Khumbu (289)
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Khumbu (282)
Khumbu (326) Icefall
Khumbu (326)Icefall
Khumbu (365) Tengboche (3,860 m)
Khumbu (365)Tengboche (3,860 m)
Khumbu (308) Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (308)Nuptse (7,861 m)
Khumbu (265)
Khumbu (265)
Khumbu (300) Dingboche (4,340 m)
Khumbu (300)Dingboche (4,340 m)
Khumbu (188)
Khumbu (188)
Khumbu (356)
Khumbu (356)
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Khumbu (373)
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Khumbu (229)
Khumbu (229)
Khumbu (239)
Khumbu (239)
Khumbu (174)
Khumbu (174)
Khumbu (298) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (298)Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Khumbu (286)
Khumbu (286)
Khumbu (221)
Khumbu (221)
Khumbu (270) Gyachung Kang (7,952 m)
Khumbu (270)Gyachung Kang (7,952 m)
Khumbu (273)
Khumbu (273)
Khumbu (172)
Khumbu (172)
Khumbu (317)
Khumbu (317)
Khumbu (382)
Khumbu (382)

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