Monday, April 4, 2016

Killer Mountain

Posted By: aftab hussain - 2:14 AM


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Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world. Indus river flow along the side of Nanga Parbat. it is located in the north of Pakistan, the newly established province Gilgit- Baltistan, Gilgit Baltistan is famous in its beauty and it highest mountain ranges. Nanga Parbat is one of only two peaks on Earth that rank in the top twenty of both the highest mountain in the world Three mountain ranges Himalaya, Hindukush and Karakorum. Nanga Parbat is situated in the western anchored of Himalayas and is locally known as 'Deo Mir' ('mir' meaning 'mountain').

Nanga Parbat is one of the highest mountains with height of 8,126 metres (26,660 ft). An immense, dramatic peak raising far above its surrounding terrain, for climbing it very dangerous several mountaineer los their life in Nanga Parbat. Numerous mountaineering deaths in the mid and early 20th century lent it the nickname "killer mountain".

 To the south Nanga Parbat boasts what is often referred to as the highestmountain face in the world: the Rupal Face rises 4,600 m (15,090 ft) above its base. To the north, the complex, somewhat more gently sloped Rakhiot Flank rises 7,000 m (22,966 ft) from the Indus River valley to the summit in just 25 km (16 mi), one of the 10 greatest elevation gains in so short a distance on Earth.
Nanga Parbat is a long ridge trending southwest–northeast. The ridge is full of enormous bulk of ice and rock. It has three faces, Diamir face, Rakhiot and Rupal. The southwestern portion of this main ridge is known as the Mazeno Wall, and has a number of subsidiary peaks. In the other direction, the main ridge arcs northeast at Rakhiot Peak (7,070 m / 23,196 ft).

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