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Gasherbrum II
گاشر برم -2
K4
Gasherbrum2.jpg
Gasherbrum II from Base Camp
Elevation8,035 m (26,362 ft)
Ranked 13th
Prominence1,524 m (5,000 ft)
ListingEight-thousander
Ultra
Location
Location on the Pakistan–China border
LocationGilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan
RangeKarakoram
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
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

  1. "Gasherbrum II". Peakbagger.com. http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=10525. Retrieved 6 May 2019. 
  2. Messner, Reinhold (1999). All 14 Eight-Thousanders. The Mountaineers Books. ISBN 978-0-89886-660-5 .