Karakorum Range

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Ka·ra·ko·ram Range

also Ka·ra·ko·rum Range  (kăr′ə-kôr′əm, kär′-)
A mountain system of northern Pakistan and India and southwest China. An extension of the Hindu Kush, it rises to 8,611 m (28,251 ft) at K2, the second-highest mountain in the world.
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Noun1.Karakorum Range - a mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak
Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir, Cashmere - an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
Gasherbrum - a mountain in northern Kashmir (26,470 feet high)
Dapsang, Godwin Austen, K2, Mount Godwin Austen - a mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir; the 2nd highest peak in the world (28,250 feet high)
Rakaposhi - a mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir (25,560 feet high)
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She was home for just two weeks before she headed off for K2 in Pakistan's Karakorum range.
India occupied two northern passes on the Saltoro Ridge, thus began the longest undeclared war on the highest battlefield in the world - located in the eastern Karakorum range in the Himalayas north-east of the grid point NJ-9842, the Siachen Glacier is 68km long and 2-3km wide.
The migratory bird fly from Siberia to Afghanistan, Karakorum range, across river Indus in Pakistan and finally towards India.