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Photo #1 from Rochdale, United Kingdom by Umar Saeed made on 2018-12-22 20:24 for Sola

K2 (Urdu: کے ٹو‬‎, Kai Ṭū), also known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori (Balti and Urdu: چھوغوری‬‎)[3], at 8,611 metres (28,251 ft) above sea level, is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft). It is located on the China–Pakistan border between Baltistan in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China.[4] K2 is the highest point of the Karakoram range and the highest point in both Pakistan and Xinjiang.

K2

Mount Godwin-Austen کے ٹو K2, summer 2

Highest point

Elevation

8,611 metres (28,251 ft)

Ranked 2nd

Prominence

4,020 m (13,190 ft) [1]

Ranked 22nd

Isolation

1,316 kilometres (818 mi)

Listing

Eight-thousander

Country high point

Seven Second Summits

Ultra

Coordinates

35°52′57″N 76°30′48″E [2]

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