Mt. Ama Dablam

A commemorative postage stamp on the Mount Amadablam (Mother’s Necklace) :

477 Mt. Amadablam [Nepal Stamp 1989]Issued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 31, 1989

Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Design : Present postage stamp depicts the enchanting and beautiful picture of Mt. Ama Dablam.

Designer : Mohan Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Rs. 5

Colour : 5 Colours

Size : 36 x 26 mm

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Special stamppaper

Quantity : 1,000,000 (One million)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, ViennaAustria

About : 

  • The 6812 meter high Ama Dablam mountain lying in Barun Himal attracts a lot of mountaineers every year because of its location in Khumbu, one of the most popular areas for mountaineering and trekking.
  • The mountain was first climbed on 13th March 1961 by four mountaineers – two from Newzealand and one each from UK and USA. From March 1961 to December 1988 a total of 167 mountaineers of different nations have achieved the summit of Ama Dablam.

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