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Machapuchare and Annnapurna II mountain peaks seen from Pokhara, Nepal

The Annapurna region of the Himalaya mountain range is a series of peaks including Annapurna II and Machapuchare, which is famous for its fish-tail shape. Annapurna is a popular climbing destination, while Machapuchare is still among the unclimbed peaks in the Himalayas. Climbing and trekking contribute to the tourism-based economy in and around the city of Pokhara.

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