Friday, 11 December 2015

Mountain Day|Gilgit Baltistan|

Today is world mountains day. A special day for Pakistan and specially for people of Gilgit Baltistan where the worlds largest mountain ranges are located............
Pakistan is home to many mountains above 7,000 metres (22,970 ft). Five of the world's fourteen mountains taller than 8,000 meters ("eight-thousanders") are in Pakistan, four of which are in Karakoram, near Concordia.
Most of Pakistan's high peaks are located in the Karakoram range, the highest of which is K2 (8,611 m), the second highest peak on earth. The highest peak of Himalayan range in Pakistan is Nanga Parbat (8,126 m), which is the ninth highest peak of the world._Syed Akbar Shah.