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(Encyclopedia)Gongga mĭnˈyə kŏngˈkə [key], peak, 24,900 ft (7,590 m) high, SW Sichuan prov., central China, in the Daxue Mts.; one of the highest points in China. It was climbed (1932) by an American expediti...

Minya Konka

(Encyclopedia)Minya Konka, peak, China: see Gongga. ...

mountain climbing

(Encyclopedia)mountain climbing, the practice of climbing to elevated points for sport, pleasure, or research. Also called mountaineering, it is practiced throughout the world. Many mountain climbing clubs have...

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