Short Introduction about 2nd Highest Peak in the World
After the 1st highest mountain of the world called Mount Everest, 2nd highest mountain of the world is K2 Mountain. K2 Mountain is located at Pakistan China boarder, Baltistan Gilgit area. Its Elevation is 8611m and Prominence is 4017m. K2 Mountain is known as its another name “Savage Mountain” due to the difficulties of ascent.
Information and Facts of K2 Mountains Pakistan
In 1852, a british surveyor T.G. Montgomerie gave the name “K2”, In north areas of Pakistan and the series of mountains Karakoram, K2 is the highest peak and second highest peak of the earth. Many climbers around the world have tried to climb the K2 Mountain in different times. Most of them have gone to death during climbing and have listed as K2 mountain death. Weather situation at K2 is very typical and in winter season it is impossible to climb this highest mountain due to its coolest weather.
K2 Mountain Information in English
K2 Mountains are known as the Savage Mountain due to the extreme difficulty of ascent. It has the second-highest fatality rate among the eight thousanders. With around 300 successful summits and 80 fatalities, about one person dies on the mountain for every four who summit. It is more difficult and hazardous to reach the peak of K2 Mountain from the Chinese side; thus, it is usually climbed from the Pakistani side due to slightly easy climbing. Unlike Annapurna, the mountain with the highest fatality-to-summit rate (191 summits and 61 fatalities). K2 peak has never been climbed during winter season.
K2 Mountain Information in English, Just an Overview
Elevation: 28,253 feet (8,612 meters)
Prominence: 13,179 feet (4,017 meters)
Location: Karakoram Range, Pakistan/China, Asia
Coordinates: 35°52?57? N / 76°30?48? E
First Ascent: Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli (Italy), July 31, 1954
Name of K2 Mountain
A british surveyor T.G. Montgomerie gave the name “K2”, later K2 was named Mount Godwin-Austen for Haversham Godwin-Austen (1834-1923), an early British surveyor and explorer. Godwin-Austen climbed 1,000 meters up a spur of Masherbrum above Urdukas and fixed the approximate height and position of K2 from there, according to Catherine Moorehead, the author of The “K2 Man (And His Molluscs)”, a biography of Godwin-Austen.
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