Baltoro Muztagh

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The Baltoro Muztagh is a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range, in Baltistan region of the Gilgit-Baltistan province in northern Pakistan; and in Xinjiang, China. The crest of the range forms part of the Pakistan-China border.

The range is home to K2 (), the second highest mountain in the world, and to three other Eight-thousander peaks. They are located on the north and east sides of the Baltoro Glacier.

Selected peaks of the Baltoro Muztagh

The following is a table of the peaks in the Baltoro Muztagh which are over in elevation and have over of topographic prominence.(This is a common criterion for peaks of this stature to be independent.)



Lower summits

There are a number of lower summits near the tongue of the Baltoro Glacier which are striking rock towers, and are famous for their aesthetic, difficult climbing. These include:



See also



Source

Jerzy Wala, Orographical Sketch Map of the Karakoram, Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research, Zurich, 1990.

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