Nanga Parbat


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Nan·ga Par·bat

 (nŭng′gə pûr′bət)
A peak, 8,126 m (26,660 ft) high, of the Himalaya Mountains in northwest Kashmir.

Nanga Parbat

(ˈnʌŋɡə ˈpɑːbʌt)
n
(Placename) a mountain in N India, in NW Kashmir in the W Himalayas. Height: 8126 m (26 660 ft)

Nan•ga Par•bat

(ˈnʌŋ gə ˈpʌr bʌt)
n.
a mountain in NW Kashmir, in the Himalayas. 26,660 ft. (8125 m).
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Noun1.Nanga Parbat - a mountain in the Himalayas in Kashmir (26,660 feet high)
Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir, Cashmere - an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
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Two of them are K2 (8611 meters) which is the second highest peak in the world and Nanga Parbat (8125 meters) which also known as killer mountain.
Also read: Daring Nanga Parbat rescue spotlights Poland's 'ice warriors'
2130 hours was the time when first information was received regarding brewing tragedy at Nanga Parbat.
Revol was facing death on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat when Polish elite climbers Adam Bielecki and Denis Urubko scaled part of the 8,125-metre (26,660-foot) mountain in darkness last month to rescue her.
Tomasz Mackiewicz, who is based in Co Kildare, is feared dead after getting into difficulty on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat last Friday.
Polish climber Tomek (Tomasz) Mackiewicz had first arrived in Pakistan in 2011 with hopes of becoming the first man to scale arguably one of the most inhospitable mountains in winter the 8,126 metre Nanga Parbat.
Summary: Pakistan [Islamabad], Jan 30 (ANI): French climber Elisabeth Revol, who was rescued from Pakistan's Nanga Parbat nicknamed "Killer Mountain", with the help of an elite climbing team from Poland is likely to face an amputation.
ISLAMABAD -- French climber Elisabeth Revol, who was rescued from Nanga Parbat by Polish mountaineers on Sunday, may go back home as her family is seeking a second opinion from a doctor in France.
Revol and her climbing companion, Tomasz Mackiewicz, had called for help on Friday from about 7,400 metres up Pakistan's second highest peak, the 8,126 metre (26,660 feet) Nanga Parbat.
Nanga Parbat is believed to have claimed the lives of more than 60 climbers so far.
Warsaw -- French woman has been found alive but suffering frostbite and unable to walk on Nanga Parbat, while rescuers are still trying to reach another Polish climber, both of whom have been missing since Thursday while attempting to scale the mountain, Polish media reported on Sunday.
Pakistani military helicopters buzzing over Nanga Parbat had spotted Revol at about 6,700 metres during daylight on Saturday, a Pakistani official said.