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Top of the World: Sagarmatha National Park. ©NHK/UNESCO TV 1979
Top of the World: Sagarmatha National Park

 
 
Language: English

Sagarmatha is an exceptional area with dramatic mountains, glaciers and deep valleys, dominated by Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world (8,848 m). Several rare species, such as the snow leopard and the lesser panda, are found in the park. The presence of the Sherpas, with their unique culture, adds further interest to this site.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Sagarmatha Park, Mount Everest, Nepal, Asia and the Pacific
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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UMAS reference: AVFONDS-NHK-42.120
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation

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