karakoram


karakoram

noun

  1. Also called Mustagh. a mountain range in NW India, in N Kashmir. Highest peak, K2, 28,250 feet (8611 meters).
  2. a pass traversing this range, on the route from NE Kashmir to Sinkiang province in China. 18,300 feet (5580 meters).

noun

  1. 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)

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