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Nepal MAP, Royal Air Force Dhaulagiri Himalayan Expedition, Signed 1974 PostcardVintage Old Picture Postcard. Nepal MAP - Himalaya, Mount Mt. Dhaulagiri 25,064 feet. Mountain Expedition. Snowy Mountains. Map showing : Dhaulagiri, Gauri, Everest, Sankar, Katmandu, Annapurna. Gama Peak, Rock Peak. Mountaineering. With Signatures, Signed by Mountaineers on back. Postally Used in 1974 with Nepal stamps 1962 SG 152. 45p King Mahendra on Horseback, King Mahendra's 43rd Birthday, 1973 SG 287. 75p Tourism Mt. Makalu, 1974 SG 279. 50p King Birendra's 28th Birthday. Boxed in Red : The Royal Air Force Himalayan Expedition Dhaulagiri IV 1974. An Unique Card.
Background: The Dhaulagiri massif in Nepal extends 120 km (70 mi) from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri. This massif is bounded on the north and southwest by tributaries of the Bheri River and on the southeast by Myagdi Khola. Dhaulagiri I is the seventh highest mountain in the world at 8,167 metres (26,795 ft) above sea level. It was first climbed on May 13, 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian/Nepali expedition.