List of mountain ranges of Pakistan

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Pakistan is home to many mountains like northern and western mountains above 7,000 metres (22,970 ft). Five of the world's fourteen mountains taller than 8,000 metres (26,000 ft) ("eight-thousanders") are in Pakistan, four of which are near Concordia.

Most of Pakistan's high peaks are located in the Karakoram range, the highest of which is K2 8126 meter long (8,611 metres (28,251 ft)), the second-highest peak on earth. The highest peak of Himalayan range in Pakistan is Nanga Parbat (8,126 metres (26,660 ft)), which is the ninth-highest peak of the world.

Following are the mountain ranges that are fully or partially included in Pakistan:

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Highest peaks of Pakistan as seen from space
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Highest Karakoram peaks as seen from International Space Station
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Satellite image of a part of the Sulaiman Range.

Gallery

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Mountain Ranges of Pakistan, NASA.

References

  1. ^ BBC, Planet Earth, "Mountains", Part Three
  2. ^ Sanskrit, Tamil and Pahlavi Dictionaries

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