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8000 METER PEAKS IN PAKISTAN

 
8000 METER PEAKS IN PAKISTAN

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Object Title: 8000 METER PEAKS IN PAKISTAN

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Alpine Climbing, Hiking, Informational, Scenery

 

Page By: Afzal

Created/Edited: Oct 19, 2007 / Aug 28, 2010

Object ID: 349008

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Above 8000 Meter Peaks in Pakistan

K-2 as seen from  Gondogoro Pass
K2

Nanga Parbat (8125m)
Nanga Parbat (8125m)

Gasherbrum-I (8068-M), Karakoram, Pakistan
Gasherbrum-I (8068-M), Karakoram, Pakistan

Broad Peak, Karakoram, Baltistan
Broad Peak

Gasherbrum-II (8035-M), Karakoram, Pakistan
Gasherbrum-II (8035-M)


Pakistan is a land of varied and unique landscape. While high mountains renages dominate its North, series of low mountain ranges of Suleman, Pub, Kirthar and Makran extend from North to Southwest and South in a bone like manner. These low ranges dominate the plains and deserts to East and warm and captivating beaches of the Arabian sea to the South. It is, however, Northern Areas of Pakistan which is endowed with most geographical features in the world. It is here that three great, lofty and spectacular mountain renages, Karakoram, Hindukush and Himalayas meet. In an area of about 500 kms in width and 350 kms in deph, is found the most dense collection of some of highest and precipitous peaks in the world, boasting more than 700 peaks above 6000 meters, and more than 160 peaks above 7000 meters. These include five out of the total fourteen above eight thousand meters high peaks on earth, namely the second highest rock pyramid – the K2 (8611-M), the killer mountain Nanga Parbat (8125-M), the Hidden Peak Gasherbrum-I (8068-M), the Broad Peak (8051-M), and the Gasherbrum-II (8035-M). This enormous mountain wealth makes Pakistan an important mountain country offering great opportunities for mountaineering and mountain related adventure activities. The area is aptly called a paradise for mountaineers, adventure seekers and nature lovers. The compelling charm of these high, challenging , end less sea of rugged rock and ice pinnacles lure large number of climbers, trekkers, adventure seekers and nature lovers from all over the world to the Northern Areas of Pakistan, each year.

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AndinoYou forgot...

Andino

Voted 10/10

to put a primary image ;o)
Posted Oct 19, 2007 2:53 pm

AfzalRe: You forgot...

Afzal

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Thank you very much for vote and nice suggestion. I have put a primary image.
Posted Oct 20, 2007 2:30 am

Ejnar FjerdingstadWhat a

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Voted 10/10

collection of dream mountains!
Posted May 13, 2008 10:42 am

AfzalRe: What a

Afzal

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Thank you very muh for your kind words about mountains of Pakistan. Pakistan is a paradise for Mountaineers and Trekkers. Pakistan has the greatest concentration of the highest peaks of the world. It has t05 peaks over 8000 meters including the world's second highest, K-2 (8611m).
Posted May 13, 2008 2:19 pm

tmtn93Nice mountains

tmtn93

Voted 10/10

Nice mountain In Pakistan. im from Pakistan but i have never seen any big mountains there. looks like they're all up north and I used to live near Islamabad.
Posted Nov 1, 2008 12:33 pm

AfzalRe: Nice mountains

Afzal

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These mountains are far away from Islamabad. These mountains are located in the northern areas of Pakistan. I you like to see these great mountains, then you have to travel to Northern Areas of Pakistan. Thanks for your nice comments and looking at my album.
Posted Nov 1, 2008 2:13 pm

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