SUMMIT BALTORO KANGRI

Baltoro Kangri, also known as the Golden Throne, is a mountain of the Karakoram mountain range in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Baltoro Kangri is the 82nd highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 7,312 metres. It lies to the south of the Gasherbrums and east of Chogolisa Peak (7,665 m). The huge Baltoro Glacier (which is one of the largest glaciers outside polar regions) rises from the foot of Baltoro Kangri. In the north of Baltoro Kangri is the Abruzzi Glacier. In 1963, a Japanese expedition made the first ascent of Baltoro Kangri. The expedition consisted of nine members from the Tokyo University Alpine Ski Club, which was led by Seihei Kato.

  • FEATURES
  • Height: 7,312 meters (23,990 feet)
  • Prominence: 1,200 meters (3,937 feet)
  • Range: Masherbrum┬áKarakoram
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Continent: Asia

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