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Koichi Murayama

Alpine Climber

Profile

Born in August 20, 1967.
Influenced by adventurer Naomi Uemura, he makes a goal in life to climb the 8000m Himalaya Mountain when he was in high school. He also had big interest to astronomy. He worked as educationist to spread astronomy when working as planetarium commentator at Astronomy Laboratory and in museums for over 20 years. Therefore, when he participated in oversea expedition for alpine climbing, he was also vigorous to make astronomical observation and astronomical photograph. Now, Murayama inaugurates as a branch librarian of overall social educational facilities, taking part in lifelong learning project relating to education, science and culture. Even more, he has a unique career of crossing the Chosen Channel (international strait), Sado Channel, Kuroshio Diversion, Suruga Bay using sea kayak.

Career

[Expedition of World Five Continent Highest Peak of the Alps] Asian Continent World Highest Peak of the Alps Everest (8848m)
South American Continent World Highest Peak of the Alps Aconcagua (6960m)
North American Continent World Highest Peak of the Alps McKinley (6194m)
African Continent World Highest Peak of the Alps Kilimanjaro (5895m)
European Continent World Highest Peak of the Alps Elburz (5642m)
[Major oversea expedition]
Asian Continent/ World Fourth Highest Peak of the Alps Lhotse (8516m)
Asian Continent/ World Eighth Highest Peak of the Alps Manaslu (8163m)

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