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Telangana’s Poorna Malavath scales tallest peak in Antarctica


Telangana’s Poorna Malavath scales tallest peak in Antarctica
 


The 18-year-old Poorna Malavath became the 1st and youngest tribal woman in the world to scale 6 highest mountains in six continents when she conquered Mt Vinson Massif, the tallest peak in Antarctica (4,987m).

Telangana’s Poorna had so far scaled Mt. Everest(Asia, year 2014), Mt. Kilimanjaro (Africa, 2016), Mt.Elbrus (Europe, 2017), Mt. Aconcagua (South America, 2019) and Mt. Cartsnez (Oceania region, 2019).

Poorna also holds the record for the youngest girl in the world to scale Mount Everest at the age of 13 years and 11 months back in 2014.