7000 METERS PEAKS IN PAKISTAN

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7000 METERS PEAKS IN PAKISTAN
Created On: Oct 19, 2007
Last Edited On: Aug 28, 2010
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Chogolisa Group Peak, Karakoram, BaltistanChogolisa Group Peak, Karakoram, Baltistan

Muztagh Tower (7284-M), Karakoram, PakistanMuztagh Tower (7284-M), Karakoram, Pakistan

Baltoro Kangri, Karakoram , PakistanBaltoro Kangri, Karakoram , Pakistan

Masherbrum (7821m), Karakoram, BaltistanMasherbrum (7821m), Karakoram, Baltistan

Rakaposhi 7788m KarakoramRakaposhi 7788m Karakoram

Spantik Peak (7027m), Karakoram, PakistanSpantik Peak (7027m), Karakoram, Pakistan

7000 TO 8000 METER PEAKS IN PAKISTAN

Pakistan is a land of varied and unique landscape. While high mountains ranages 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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Andino

Andino - Oct 19, 2007 2:52 pm - Voted 10/10

You forgot...

to put a primary image ;o)

Afzal

Afzal - Oct 20, 2007 2:35 am - Hasn't voted

Re: You forgot...

Thank you very much. I have added a primary image.

russian_nomad

russian_nomad - Dec 4, 2008 10:06 am - Hasn't voted

Spantik

There is no picture of Spantik here

Afzal

Afzal - Dec 4, 2008 11:47 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Spantik

I have added 4 or five pictures of Spantik peak in this album. You can see Spantik peak photo at http://www.summitpost.org/image/463941/349015/spantik-peak-7027m-karakoram-pakistan.html

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