Godwin-Austen


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Godwin-Austen

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(Placename) another name for K2
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Godwin-Austen, that the present condition of the Malay Archipelago, with its numerous large islands separated by wide and shallow seas, probably represents the former state of Europe, when most of our formations were accumulating.
Whether it was explorers such as Ernest Shackleton in the Arctic Circle or Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen in the Karakorams, Fridtjof Nansen in Greenland or, closer to our times, Ranulph Fiennes and his partner Mike Stroud hauling heavily laden sleds across Antarctica, all have a common thread connecting them.
Talking to reporter in a telephonic conversation here Zaheer Durrani said ,the mystical place, located in Gilgit Baltistan, is a confluence of Baltoro Glacier and the Godwin-Austen Glacier, 'Once a tourist visits here and gets back home but his heart remains there in the panoramic views of heavenly beauty' .