Noshaq (Nowshak, Nōshākh, نوشاخ)
Noshaq stands on the border between the Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan and Chitral District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Its closest neighboring peaks are Gumbaz-E-Safed to the northwest and Istor-o-Nal to the southeast.
Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan
Mountain Range: Hindu Kush
Elevation: 24,580 feet / 7,492 meters
First Ascent: 1960, by a Japanese expedition including members Goro Iwatsabo and Toshiaki Sakai, and led by Professor Sakato.
Fun Fact: Noshaq is the 52nd highest peak in the world. It is also the highest mountain in Afghanistan and the second highest in the Hindu Kush Range, after Tirich Mir.