Mt. Kumbhakarna

A commemorative postage stamp on the Mount Kumbhakarna (Jannu, Phoktanglungma), 32nd highest mountain in the world (7,710 m) :

Jannu (Phoktanglungma) : Mountain with ShouldersIssued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 11, 1991

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. Kumbhakarna (Jannu).

Designer : Mr. Mohan Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Rs. 4.60

Colour : 6 Colours

Size : 38.5 mm x 29.6 mm

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Special Stamp paper

Quantity : 3,000,000 (Three Million)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • 7,710 metre high Mt. Kumbhakarna (Jannu) is located in the Kanchenjunga Range in East Nepal. Although the first attempt of ascent on Mt. Kumbhakarna was made by a French expedition in the spring season of 1959, the first successful climb was made by two Sherpas (Nepali) and nine Frenchmen of another French expedition in the spring season of 1962.

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