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Rakaposhi (7,788 Metres) From Karimabad | by spearhawk
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Rakaposhi (7,788 Metres) From Karimabad

Rakaposhi is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan. It is situated in the Nagar Valley approximately 100 km north of the city of Gilgit. Rakaposhi means "shining wall" in the local language. At a height of 7,788 metres, It is ranked 27th highest in the world and 12th highest in Pakistan, but it is more popular for its beauty than its rank might suggest and is said to be one of the most beautiful mountains in the world.

 

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Taken on June 17, 2007