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Mongolian woman climbs all ‘Seven Summits’
15:24, 10 January 2017, 4833

AKIPRESS.COM - Mountaineer B.Gangaamaa has returned to Mongolia after successfully climbing the Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak of Antarctica. In reaching her goal, she became the first Mongolian woman to conquer the mountain and the first Mongolian "Seven Summiteer", reports news.mn.

At 7:15 pm (Chilean time) on Christmas Day B.Gangaamaa, who is a State Honoured Sportswoman, finally stood upon the Vinson Massif thus becoming one of the 416 Seven Summiteers from around the world.

The Seven Summits are the highest peaks of the seven continents. B.Gangaamaa's list of achievement is as follows:

In 2010, she climbed the Mount Elbrus (5642 m) in Russia, the highest peak in Europe.

In 2011, Mount Everest (8848m), the highest peak in Asia and the world's highest mountain.

In 2012, Mount Kilimanjaro (5895m), the highest peak in Africa.

In 2015, Mount Denali (6190m), the highest mountain in North America, until August 2015 it was known as Mount Mc Kinley.

In 2016, Mount Aconcagua (6962m), the highest peak in South America

In 2016, Mount Carstensz Pyramid (4884m), the highest peak of the Oceania

In 2016, Mount Vinson Massif (4892m), the highest peak of Antarctica

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