(Last Updated on : 20/09/2010)
Kamet situated at a height of 7,816 meters (25,643 feet) above mean sea level, is the second highest peak in the Garhwal region after Nanda Devi
. The mountain is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand
It is the third highest mountain peak in India and the twenty- ninth highest peak in the world. Kamet is considered as the part of the Zaskar Range, which lies in the north of the Himalayas
between the Suru River and the upper Karnali River. Three significant peaks bound Kamet, the Mukut Parbatin the northwest of Kamet, Abi Gamin and Mana, which is in the south-southeast of Kamet.