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Machapuchare or Machhapuchhre is a mountain in the Annapurna Range, north central Nepal. Machapuchare is at the end of a long spur ridge, south of the main backbone of the Annapurna Range, also eastern boundary of the Annapurna Sanctuary. It is about 25km north of Pokhara, the main town in the region and the tourist capital of Nepal.
Machapuchare with remendous vertical relief in a short horizontal distance with its steep and pointed profile make it an eye catching peak despite of a lower elevation than some of its neighbouring mountains. It has double summit or two pointed peak resembling the tail of a fish getting its name Machapuchare or when tranlsated into English as "Fish Tail".
It is about 6,993 meters above the seal level and it has never been climbed to the top of the summit.

Machapuchare
Machapuchare or Fishtail
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Trekkers to and from Annapurna Base with sunrise over Machapuchare at the background
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Annapurna Base Camp with Machapuchare at the background
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Machapuchare or Fishtail, resembling tail of a fish
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Machapuchare from Nepal Army school, Pokhara Western Nepal
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machapuchare from Thaple Hill, Kaski Nepal
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Fishtail from Thaple Hill, Western Nepal
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Machapuchare as seen from electricity power house, Pokhara
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Machapuchare from Sarangkot, Pokhara