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Trekking route to the Mera peaks at 1:40,000 in the Nepa Maps series which provides extensive coverage of trekking areas of Nepal on detailed contoured maps with trekking routes and hiking trails, huts and camp sites, local places of interest and other tourist information.
The map shows a section of the main Everest trek between Taksindu and Lukla, plus northwards towards Namche Bazar, with a spur leading east to the Mera peaks in the Makalu Barun National Park. Also marked is the spur to Kusumkhang Base Camp and onto the peak, plus a trek westwards to the Kongde Base Camp. Sections requiring climbing are clearly marked.
Contours are at 20m intervals, with relief shading and vegetation colouring. Index lists places, peaks, passes, lakes and base camps. Margin ticks show latitude and longitude at intervals of 2’30’’. Additional information includes a route profile of the Mera Peak trek, plus tables showing the route and the Kongde trek in stages with altitudes in metres and feet and trekking times.
Titles in this series have cartography is based on the country’s topographic survey, with contours usually at 40m or 50m intervals, enhanced by relief shading, colouring and graphics to show various features of the terrain, including glaciers, forested or cultivated areas, etc. Numerous peaks, with additional spot heights, plus names of glaciers and mountain ranges are prominently shown. The network of rivers, streams and lakes is shown in great detail, with many smaller rivers and lakes named.
Overprint highlights main trekking routes and numerous local trails, with symbols indicating various places of interest and tourist facilities. Most maps are indexed and include additional information such as route profiles, glossaries, etc. All the information is in English and heights are given in metres.
01 January 2013
128mm x 145mm