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Historical Photos of Himalayas – Pakistani Mountains captured in 1930s

Historical photos of mountains geographically based in Pakistan including K2, Nanga Parbat, Broad Peak, Mitre Peak, Baltoro Glacier and Biafo Glacier. All the Photographs taken below are from the book of a French scholar Jean Escarra’s IMAGES de L’HIMALAYA, published in 1935. K2 – 8,611m K2 also known as Godwin Austen was discovered for the...
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K2 – Different names, Etymology, Facts and Geography

All you need to know about the second-highest mountain in the world, and the deadliest, The Mighty K2. Names and Etymology The name K2 was given to this majestic peak by the British surveyor Thomas Montgomerie during the Great Trigonometric Survey of then British India. K denotes the Karakoram range where it’s located and number...
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