All about the Himalayas

Can you name the facts about the Himalayas?

Country 1
Country 2
Country 3
Country 4
Country 5
Region Disputed by Countries 1, 2, and 3
Plate Tectonic Interaction forming the Himalayas
Bordering Mountain Range, NW
Bordering Mountain Range, NW
Bordering Plateau, N of that region
Western Anchoring Peak (8,126 m/26,660 ft)
Eastern Anchoring Peak (7,782 m/25,531 ft)
Highest Peak in the World
...its height to the nearest 100 m or 100 ft
...year of first documented ascent
...person who made that ascent
...person who made that ascent
...largest number of ascents by one person
Third Highest Peak in the World (8,586 m/28,169 ft)
...formerly independent kingdom on its eastern side
Fourth Highest Peak in the World (8,516 m/27,940 ft)
Fifth Highest Peak in the World (8,463 m/27,766 ft)
Highest Unclimbed Peak (7,570 m/24,836 ft)
Peak Sacred in Four Religions (6,638 m/21,778 ft)
Highest Road Pass (5,798m/19,024 ft)
Highest Glacier in the World (7,600 m/24,900 ft)
Number of Glaciers to Nearest Thousand (Estimate)
Remnant Debris Formerly Carried by Glaciers
...type of lake formed by this debris dam
Longest Lake (134 km/83 mi)
Major River, drains to Arabian Sea
Major River, drains to Bay of Bengal
...its largest tributary, a river in its own right
Millions of People Living in the Himalayas
Largest City in the Himalayas (~850,000)
Religion with Sacred Sites in the Himalayas important pilgrimage circuit
Religion with Sacred Sites in the Himalayas
Religion with Sacred Sites in the Himalayas
Religion with Sacred Sites in the Himalayas
...a monastery, icon of smallest Himalayan country ecclesiastical fortification for learning, prayer, etc.
Ethnic Group Famed for Mountaineering Skill
Highest Known Tree Species (4,900 m/16,080 ft)
Native Domesticated Cattle
Native Feline Predator
Native, and Most Common, Sheep
Mythical Ape-like Creature
Legendary Fictional Utopia
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  • - This quiz uses the traditional definition of the Himalayas as bounded by a major river on either end (they're answers in this quiz!), and thus excludes peaks like K2 that are sometimes considered to be Himalayan. - As with all great school papers, this quiz was largely made using Wikipedia's sources, plus online encyclopedias.
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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2022

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