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.
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Nanga Parbat

(ˈnʌŋɡə ˈpɑːbʌt)
n
(Placename) a mountain in N India, in NW Kashmir in the W Himalayas. Height: 8126 m (26 660 ft)
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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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ISLAMABAD: The Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) on Saturday awarded certificates to climbers who had scaled mountain peaks, including K2, Broad Peak, Nanga Parbat, Gasheerbrum-I and Gasheerbrum-II.
ISLAMABAD -- The Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) on Saturday awarded certificates to climbers who had scaled mountain peaks, including K2, Broad Peak, Nanga Parbat, Gasheerbrum-I and Gasheerbrum-II.
It took him 23 days to climb all five of the highest mountains above 8,000 metres in Pakistan K2 (the second highest mountain in the world), Nanga Parbat, Broad Peak and Gasherbrum I and II.
Sarbaz Khan has also climbed K2 (8,611m) and Nanga Parbat (8,126m) without using extra oxygen, the newspaper further reported.
ISLAMABAD -- The bodies of Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi, climbers from Britain and Italy, who went missing during their attempt to scale Nanga Parbat, have been found nearly two weeks after the pair went missing, the Italian ambassador announced on Saturday.
Tom, 30, and Italian Daniele Nardi, 42, lost contact while climbing 8,000m Nanga Parbat in Pakistan.
Tom Ballard, 31, was climbing Nanga Parbat - the world's ninth-highest mountain - in Pakistan with Daniele Nardi when they lost contact on February 24.
The bodies of the climbers are understood to be at a high altitude on Nanga Parbat's treacherous Mummery route that no one has successfully climbed, meaning their bodies are unlikely to be recovered.
Pakistani military helicopters took off Monday with four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers on Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain.
Climbers Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard were last heard from on Sunday as they climbed the Nanga Parbat, which at 8,125 meters (26,660 feet) is the world's ninth-highest peak.
Tom Ballard, 30, from Fort William, is trying to climb Nanga Parbat in the Himalayas with Italian Daniele Nardi, but their team have not heard from them since Sunday.
As the rain and snow cover over Pakistan clears up to blue skies and sunshine, expeditions in the country's far north finally have the opportunity to attempt one of the world's most dangerous endeavors attempting to summit world's second highest peak K2 and the 'killer mountain' Nanga Parbat. Three foreign expedition teams, mixed with locals and tour operators have been waiting at the base camps of these mountains, and as they begin their final ascent, the world's eyes will be on them.