Gasherbrum II

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Gasherbrum II
گاشر برم -2
K4
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Gasherbrum II from Base Camp
Highest point
Elevation8,035 m (26,362 ft) 
Ranked 13th
Prominence1,524 m (5,000 ft)
Isolation5.26 kilometres (3.27 mi)
ListingEight-thousander
Ultra
Coordinates35°45′30″N 76°39′12″E / 35.75833°N 76.65333°E / 35.75833; 76.65333Coordinates: 35°45′30″N 76°39′12″E / 35.75833°N 76.65333°E / 35.75833; 76.65333
Geography
Gasherbrum II گاشر برم -2‎ is located in Tibetan Plateau
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Gasherbrum II
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Location on the Pakistan–China border
Gasherbrum II گاشر برم -2‎ is located in Pakistan
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Gasherbrum II
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(Pakistan)
Gasherbrum II گاشر برم -2‎ is located in Gilgit Baltistan
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Gasherbrum II
گاشر برم -2
Gasherbrum II
گاشر برم -2
(Gilgit Baltistan)
LocationGilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan
Parent rangeKarakoram
Climbing
First ascentJuly 7, 1956 by Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch and Hans Willenpart
Easiest routeSnow/ice climb

Gasherbrum II is a 8,035 metres (26,362 ft) mountain in the Karakoram range, in China and Pakistan.[1] It is also known as K4. It is the 13th highest mountain in the world. The first people to reach the top were Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch, and Hans Willenpart, in 1956.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gasherbrum II". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. Messner, Reinhold (1999). All 14 Eight-Thousanders. The Mountaineers Books. ISBN 978-0-89886-660-5.