In Pakistan, this range is located in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan. This area has more than one hundred mountain peaks with the heights exceeding 6,100metres (20,000 ft.) from the sea level.

The Karakoram Range is spread about 500 kilometers length wise and over 192 kilometers width wise. It is surrounded by other great mountain ranges like Himalayas on its Southwest, Kun-Lu Chain of China on the north, Pamirs on its West and Tibetan Plateau on its East.

The Great River Indus which is one of the 15 longest rivers of the world, flows through the Karakoram and the Himalayas. K2 the 2nd highest peak of the world and the Trango Tower are parts of this great range.

The Karakoram Range has the highest and the youngest mountains of the world growing 4 centimeters every 10 years. The great Karakoram’s along with their mighty heights and vast lush green valleys were discovered in 1860’s by Captain Austen. The range has the world’s largest glaciers outside the Polar Regions.

The popular Karakoram Highway between Pakistan and China is surely a marvel of the joint efforts of the two countries. It stretches a distance of 616 km from Thakot to the top of Khunjrab Pass about 15,072 feet high. It is considered to be the eighth wonder of the world.

No.Names of Imp. Peaks of KarakoramHeightsOf Peaks of KarakoramPakistan Rank of Karakoram PeaksWorld Rank of Karakoram PeaksPasses of KarakoramGlaciers of KarakoramLocation of Peaks of Karakoram
1K28,61112KilikBiafoBaltoro Muztagh
2Gasherbrum I(K5)8,608311MintakaPanmahBaltoro Muztagh
3Broad Peak(K3)8,047412KhunjerabHisparBaltoro Muztagh
4Gasherbrum II(K4)8,035513ShimshalTrangoBaltoro Muztagh
5Gasherbrum IV7,952617KarakorumInsukati ValleyBaltoro Muztagh
6Distaghil Sar7,885719

Hispar Muztagh
7Kunyang Chhish7,852821SasserConcordiaHispar Muztagh
8Masterbrum I(K1)7,821922
BaltoroMasherbrumMountains
9Batura I7,7951025
Sarpo LaggoBaltoro Muztagh
10Kanjut Sar7,7901126

Hispar Muztagh
11Rakaposhi7,7881227
BaturaRakaposhi-HaramoshMountains
12Chogolisa I7,6651436

MasherbrumMountains
13Shispare7,6111538

Batura Muztagh
14Trivo Skyang7,5771639

Hispar Muztagh
15Skyang Kangri7,5451744

Baltoro Muztagh
16Pumari Chhish (W)7,4921953

Hispar Muztagh
17Passu Sar7,4762054

Batura Muztagh
18Yukshin Gardan Sar7,5302155

Hispar
19Malubiting (W)7,4582358

Rakaposhi-HaramoshMountains
20K127,4282461

Saltoro Mountains
21Sia Kangri7,4222563

Baltoro Muztagh
22Momhil Sar7,4212664

Hispar Muztagh
23Skil Brum7,4202766

Baltoro Muztagh
24Haramosh7,4092867

Rakaposhi-HaramoshMountains
25Istor-o-nal7,4032968

Hindu Kush
26Ghent Kangri7,4003069

Saltoro Mountains
27Ultar Sar7,3883170

Batura Muztagh
28Sherpi Kangri7,3803374

Saltoro Mountains
29Saraghrar7,3493478

Hindu Kush
30Chongtar7,3153581

Batura Muztagh

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