Rakaposhi Peak

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Rakaposhi Peak [captured from Gilgit City]

Elevation: 7,788 m
First ascent: 1958
Prominence: 2,818 m
It is situated in the Nagar Valley approximately 100 km north of the city of Gilgit. . Rakaposhi means “Snow Covered” in the local language. Rakaposhi is also known as Dumani (“Mother of Mist”). 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.

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