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Churen Himal

Churen Himal Churen Himal is a child mountain of Dhaulagiri IV in the Dhaulagiri Himalaya mountain range. It is located in Gurja Khani, Nepal. The closest mountains to Churen Himal are Putha Hiunchuli to the west of Churen Himal in Ranmamaikot, Nepal and Junction Peak to the east in Mudi, Nepal. A little further east …

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Rimo Kangri III

Rimo III (Rimo Kangri III) Rimo III is the third highest peak in the Rimo mountain massif, and sits in the Terong Basin of the eastern Karakoram mountains.  The word “Rimo” translates to mean “striped mountain,” and was likely named for the mountain’s striped appearance. The Rimo Glacier drains into the Shyok river from Rimo …

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Rimo Kangri I

Rimo I (Rimo Kangri I) “Rimo I” is the principal peak in the Rimo mountain massif, which lies in the eastern Karakoram mountain range of India, in the Terong Basin.  The mountain holds the Rimo Glacier, which drains into the beautiful Shyok river below.  The word “Rimo” translates to mean “striped mountain,” likely named for …

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Ultar Sar

Ultar Sar (آلتر سار, Ultar, Ultar II, Bojohagur Duanasir II) Sitting in a subrange of the Karakoram mountains called the Batura Muztagh, is Ultar peak. It is located northeast of Karimabad, a town on the Karakoram Highway in the Hunza Valley, which lies in the Gilgit District of Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. Nearby peaks to Ultar Sar …

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Ghent Kangri

Ghent Kangri (Mount Ghent, Ghaint I) Ghent Kangri is located in the northern Saltoro Ridge mountain range, a subrange of the Karakoram mountains of Gilgit Baltistan, which is disputed land sitting between India and Pakistan. Located west of the Siachen Glacier, Ghent Kangri’s closest neighboring peaks are The Hawk to the northeast and Sherpi Kangri I …

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Istor-o-Nal

Istor-o-Nal (इस्तोर-ओ-नल) Istor-o-Nal is located in the High Hindu Kush mountain range of Pakistan’s Chitral District. In the local language of Khowar, which is the Chitrali language, The word “Istoro Nal” means “horseshoe.” It is the prominent peak of a massif of eleven peaks, all over 7,000 meters. Nearby peaks include Noshaq and then Gumbaz-E-Safed …

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Haramosh Peak

Haramosh Peak (ہراموش چوٹی‎, Haramosh, Peak 58) Haramosh Peak is a mountain in the Karakoram mountains of Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. It sits south of its parent mountain, Malubiting, in the Rakaposhi-Haramosh Mountains, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range. Some other nearby peaks of Haramosh Peak are Laila Peak to the north, Haramosh II to the …

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Skil Brum

Skil Brum (سکل برم‎, Skilbrum) Skil Brum is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range located in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. The peak is southwest of majestic K2, which is the second highest peak in the world, and directly northwest of Broad Peak in the Karakoram mountain range. Other nearby peaks are Praqpa Kangri to …

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Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga India’s Kangchenjunga (sometimes spelled Kangchenjunga) is the head of a mountain ridge that has five prominent peaks, with the tallest standing as the country’s highest point. The mountain is also known as the “Five Treasures of Snow,” named for its snow-capped glistening peaks. The nickname comes from the Tibetan words “Kang-chen-dzo-nga” or “Yang-chhen-dzö-nga,” which …

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Kabru

Kabru Kabru is located in the Kangchenjunga Himal subrange of the Himalaya mountains. It lies south of its parent mountain, Kangchenjunga, on the border of India and Nepal. Like its parent mountain, Kabru is a mountain ridge of five prominent peaks. Named from north to south, the mountain’s structures are: Kangchenjunga south top (8,476 m), a …

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