North, Pakistan has the world’s widest spread of high mountains.
A singular geographical feature of Pakistan is
the dense and wide expanse of high
Of the above three mountain ranges converging in Pakistan:
and, of the world’s highest peaks, we have the following
Our Highest Peaks are:
K-2 is recognized as the world’s second highest peak but, according to Mountaineer Daud Beg, seismic changes have raised this peak higher and a new scientific study would show it to be higher than Mount Everest.
International mountaineering in Pakistan started in 1950 when Norwegians, Capt. Tony Streath and Mr. Kvenberg, conquerd Tirichmir which, at 7,708 metres, is the highest peak of the Hindukush Range.
Pakistan also has the world’s largest Glaciers
outside the Polar Regions. The valleys of these mountains are unique and
the rivers of melting ice provide singular opportunities for mountaineers,
trekkers, white water rafters and for other adventure enthusiasts, including
wind surfers etc
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