broad peak


BroadPeak is the twelfth most elevated mountain on the planet at 8,051 meters (26,414 ft) above ocean level. The exacting interpretation of “Expansive Peak” to Falchan Kangri is not acknowledged among the Balti people.The English name was presented in 1892 by the British traveler Martin Conway, in reference to the comparatively named Breithorn in the Alps.

Broad Peak is a piece of the Gasherbrum massif in Baltistan on the fringe of Pakistan and China.It is situated in the Karakoram mountain range around 8 kilometers (5.0 mi) from K2. It has a summit more than 1.5 kilometers (0.93 mi) long, subsequently “Wide Peak”.

The mountain has a few summits: Broad Peak (8051 m), Rocky Summit (8028 m), Broad Peak Central (8011 m), Broad Peak North (7490 m), and Kharut Kangri (6942 m).

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