Sepu


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Sepu

An ancient Akkadian unit of length approximately equivalent to one meter.
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" class="MsoNormalMr Sepu's responsibilities under Rule 6 of the Elections Rules of the KMJA states in part that, "The executive director shall, within seven days of the nomination deadline, compile and send by email to all members, the list in alphabetical order beginning with the surname, of all the validly nominated candidates."He said, "Therefore, in line with Rule 6.
However, while there are a few Akkadian terms for "lame" or "crippled", sepu is not one of them.
The term sepu can also denote the "foot of a mountain," which may be the source of the topographical interpretations noted above.
Coming away from Sepu Kangri last year, Bonington reflected on the failure of his summit bid: "There were so many memories of the sheer freshness and fun of our adventures, when every bend in the road and track brought a surprise."
There can be no mountain range in the world as extensive as this that is still unexplored and Sepu Kangri itself is a magnificent mountain.
TIBET'S SECRET MOUNTAIN: The Triumph of Sepu Kangri by Chris Bonington and Charles Clarke, 20.00 [pounds sterling], hb
Chris Bonington and Charles Clarke first viewed Sepu Kangri -- known to local Tibetans as the Great White Snow God -- on a flight into Lhasa on their 1982 expedition to climb the northeast ridge of Everest.
And he'll also be doing that when he attempts to scale the "secret mountain" of Sepu Kangri in Tibet later this year.
If you want to follow the expedition to Sepu Kangri point your web browser to http://www.bonington.com
I left there in July last year in order to go on a climbing expedition to Sepu Kangri in Tibet with Sir Christian Bonington.
In their attempt to scale Tibet's 6,950 metre-high Sepu Kangri, Sir Chris Bonington and his team are sporting sunglasses and goggles from manufacturer Bolle.