The Himalayan and Karakoram ranges. The Himalayas, which have long been a physical and cultural divide between South and Central Asia, form the northern rampart of the subcontinent, and their western ranges occupy the entire northern end of Pakistan, extending about 200 miles (320 km) into the country.
Which mountain range is situated in northern area of Pakistan?
The three world famous mountain ranges, The Himalayas (means the “Home of Snow”), The Karakoram and The Hindu Kush (means the “Killer of Hindus”) meet just at the northern region of Pakistan.
What are northern mountains of Pakistan?
The northern highlands include parts of the Hindu Kush, the Karakoram Range, and the Himalayas. This area includes such famous peaks as K2 (Mount Godwin Austen, at 8,611 meters the second highest peak in the world), and Nanga Parbat (8,126 meters), the twelfth highest.
What is the most range known as?
➢ The northern most range is known as the Greater Inner Himalayas or the ‘Himadri’. ➢ It is the most continuous range consisting of the loftiest peaks with an average height of 6,000 metres. The range lying to the south of the Himadri forms the most rugged mountain system and is known as Himachal or lesser Himalaya.
Where is Mt Everest located?
Mount Everest is a peak in the Himalaya mountain range. It is located between Nepal and Tibet, an autonomous region of China. At 8,849 meters (29,032 feet), it is considered the tallest point on Earth. In the nineteenth century, the mountain was named after George Everest, a former Surveyor General of India.