Karakoram Pass
geographical name mountain pass 18,290 feet (5575 meters) NE Kashmir through Karakoram Range

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  • Karakoram Pass — Infobox Mountain Pass Name = Karakoram Pass Photo = Caption = Elevation = 5,540 m./18,175 ft. Location = CHN / IND Range = Karakoram Range Coordinates = coord|35|30|48|N|77|49|23|E|type:pass Topographic Traversed by = Robert Shaw (1868); Francis… …   Wikipedia

  • Karakoram — Geobox|Range name=Karakoram image caption=Baltoro glacier in the central Karakorum with 8000ers Gasherbrum I II. country=Pakistan| country1=China | country2=India region type= region=Gilgit region1=Ladakh | region2=Baltistan border=Himalaya|… …   Wikipedia

  • Karakoram Highway — Coordinates: 35°36′N 74°39′E / 35.6°N 74.65°E / 35.6; 74.65 KKH redirects here. For other uses, see KKH (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Karakoram Highway — noun the highest paved international road in the world that connects China to Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass at an altitude of 4,693 metres (15,397 feet), which makes it by far the highest paved… …   Wiktionary

  • Karakoram — /kahr euh kawr euhm, kohr , kar /, n. 1. Also called Mustagh. a mountain range in NW India, in N Kashmir. Highest peak, K2, 28,250 ft. (8611 m). 2. a pass traversing this range, on the route from NE Kashmir to Sinkiang province in China. 18,300… …   Universalium

  • Karakoram — Ka•ra•ko•ram [[t]ˌkɑr əˈkɔr əm, ˈkoʊr , ˌkær [/t]] n. 1) geg a mountain range in NW India, in N Kashmir. Highest peak, K2, 28,250 ft. (8611 m) 2) geg a pass traversing this range, on the route from NE Kashmir in India to Xinjiang Uygur in China.… …   From formal English to slang

  • Karakoram — /kærəˈkɔrəm/ (say karuh kawruhm) noun 1. a mountain range in north western India, in northern Kashmir. Highest peak, K2, 8610 m. 2. a pass traversing this range, on the route from India to Xinjiang Uygur region, China. 5583 m …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mustagh Pass — The Mustagh Pass or Muztagh Pass is a pass across the Baltoro Muztagh range in the Karakorams which includes K2, the world s second highest mountain. The crest of the Baltoro Muztagh marks the present border between Pakistani and Chinese… …   Wikipedia

  • Trans-Karakoram Tract — Infobox Former Pakistan subdivision subdivision = Trans Karakoram Tract capital = Not applicable area = 5,181 languages = Not applicable established = Not applicable abolished = 1963 (ceded to China) footnotes = [http://www.pakistan.gov.pk… …   Wikipedia

  • Mintaka Pass — between Pakistan and China Elevation …   Wikipedia

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