Ninth-highest mountain on Earth, its summit at 8126 m above sea level.- Nanga Parbat
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The Himalayas, or Himalaya, are a mountain range in Asia, separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
Its western anchor, Nanga Parbat, lies just south of the northernmost bend of the Indus river.
There are at least 108 mountains on Earth with elevations of 7200 m or greater above sea level.
There is no precise definition of surrounding base, but Denali, Mount Kilimanjaro and Nanga Parbat are possible candidates for the tallest mountain on land by this measure.
Person who carries objects or cargo for others.
Amir Mehdi was a Pakistani mountaineer and porter known for being part of the team which managed the first successful ascent of Nanga Parbat in 1953, and of K2 in 1954 with an Italian expedition.
Transboundary river of Asia and a trans-Himalayan river of South and Central Asia.
The 3180 km river rises in Western Tibet, flows northwest through the disputed region of Kashmir, bends sharply to the left after the Nanga Parbat massif, and flows south-by-southwest through Pakistan, before emptying into the Arabian Sea near the port city of Karachi.
Mountain range in Kashmir spanning the borders of Pakistan, China, and India, with the northwest extremity of the range extending to Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
In the last ice age, a connected series of glaciers stretched from western Tibet to Nanga Parbat, and from the Tarim basin to the Gilgit District.
Section of a planet's crust that is demarcated by faults or flexures.
Nanga Parbat – Pakistan
The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UIAA) recognises eight-thousanders as the 14 mountains that are more than 8000 m in height above sea level, and are considered to be sufficiently independent from neighbouring peaks.
On a variety of statistical techniques, the deadliest eight-thousander is consistently Annapurna I (one death – climber or climber support – for every three summiters), followed by K2 and Nanga Parbat (one death for every four to five summiters), and Dhaulagiri, and Kangchenjunga (one for every six to seven summiters).
Third highest mountain in the world.
It is however, the 4th most prominent peak in the Himalaya, after Everest, and the western and eastern anchors of the Himalaya, Nanga Parbat, and Namcha Barwa, respectively.
Northernmost geographical region of the Indian subcontinent.
The Himalayas terminate in the western boundary of Kashmir at Nanga Parbat.
Italian mountaineer, explorer, and author from South Tyrol.
In 1970, Messner was invited to join a major Himalayan expedition that was going to attempt the unclimbed Rupal face of Nanga Parbat.