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Mount Nanda Devi 25,643 ft ASL


Mount Nanda Devi 25,643 ft ASL
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Copyright: Subhash Ranjan (sranjan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 489 W: 63 N: 1877] (5784)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-11-14
Categories: Mountain
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-02 9:10
Viewed: 1618
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mount Nanda Devi shot from Kausani during early morning hours from Kausani. The prominent peak on the left side is Nanda Devi. Small peak jetting out in centre is Mt Nanda Devi (East) followed by Mount Nanda Khat.

Nanda Devi (Hindi: नन्दा देवी पर्वत) is the second highest mountain in India (23rd in the world) and the highest entirely within the country (Mt Kangchenjunga being on the border of India and Nepal); owing to this geography it was considered the highest known mountain in the world until computations on Dhaulagiri by western surveyors in 1808. It was also the highest mountain in India before Sikkim joined the Indian Union.

Nanda Devi is a two-peaked massif, forming a 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) long high ridge, oriented east-west. The west summit is higher, and the eastern summit is called Nanda Devi East. Together the peaks are referred to as the twin peaks of the goddess Nanda.

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Hallo Subhash
Great view my friend! A wonderful perspective and a perfect capture from a excellent point of view. I very much like the shadows and light in the same frame. Best regards and thanks for sharing.
Anna

Hi Subhash, Great mountain scenery with nice natural colours. The shades and the sunlight on the mountains are strongly reflected each other. The crop is little bit tight but it is still a great shot of mountains. Thank for sharing and Happy New Year
Anna

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-02 9:52]

Hello Subhash,
What a magnificent view. Splendid light and beautiful colours in this great photo. Nice layers in the foreground too.
Regards,
Peter

Distant but very interesting view of Nanda Devi from Kausani, Subhash. I like the contrasts in this picture which you must have taken in the mellow morning/evening light.
Thanks and regards.
Ram

Hallo Subhash
照的清晰 很漂亮的高山風景
照的很棒 角度也很好 這山看似一個巨人 真是雄偉
前面的山色彩也很特別 我沒照過這高的山
顏色會因高度而變的不同嗎
這張相片讓很多人開了眼界 真是感謝你
構圖美麗 背景深遂
謝謝分享
STONE

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-01-03 12:41]

H Subhash,great moment,great lights and magnificent atmosphere,your mountains are always spectacular,i like it!Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello Subhash

Then warm light shining the mountain peaks is beautiful,
with fine POV & DOF, beautiful cold clot tones, TFS

Asbed

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