- Also called Mustagh. a mountain range in NW India, in N Kashmir. Highest peak, K2, 28,250 feet (8611 meters).
- a pass traversing this range, on the route from NE Kashmir to Sinkiang province in China. 18,300 feet (5580 meters).
- a mountain system in N Kashmir, extending for about 480 km (300 miles) from northwest to southeast: contains the second highest peak in the world (K2); crossed by several high passes, notably the Karakoram Pass 5575 m (18 290 ft)