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Biafo

 

a glacier on the southern slope of the Karakorum Range. Length, about 68 km; area, 625 sq km. Together with Khispar and other glaciers, it is fed from a broad, common glacial field. The glacier has a treelike form, with numerous tributaries.

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* The world's longest glacial system outside the polar regions - the Biafo Glacier - is in Pakistan.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Army Aviation helicopters rescued the US female climber, Michelle Marco from Biafo Glacier near Hisper valley of Nagar district on Wednesday.
Samar Khan, a renowned Pakistani adventure athlete and first woman in the world to cycle a top 4,500 meter high Biafo Glacier in the Karakoram mountains of Gilgit-Baltistan and reached Pak-China border, Khunjerab, from Islamabad on cycle and rode over 4693 meters to set a national record, inspired the audience with her thrilling story of dedication and courage.
Mountaineer Alexander Gukov was rescued by Pakistan Army from 20,650 feet on Latok I peak in the Biafo glacier region in July 2018.
The Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov was rescued by Pakistan Army from 20,650 feet on Latok I peak in the Biafo glacier region in July 2018.
The talk also brought Samar Khan to Thar - the distinguished female cyclist of Pakistan - who also happens to be the first woman in the world to ride a cycle at 4,500 metres high Biafo Glacier in the Karakoram Mountains.
Sakardu -- Pakistan Army aviation pilots on Tuesday rescued Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov after he was stuck on Biafo Glacier for 5 days.
The army aviation helicopters extracted Alexander Gukov from the Biafo Glacier in northern Pakistan, a statement from the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
Stranded at about 20,000 feet on Latok I peak in the Biafo glacier region, Alexander Gukov was rescued early Tuesday morning by the Pakistan Army Aviation.
Outside the Polar regions, world's three longest glaciers (Biafo Glacier, the Baltoro Glacier and the Batura Glacier) are found in GB (Gilgit-Baltistan).
Summary: Samar Khan is also the first woman to have cycled on 4,500-metre-high Biafo glacier in Gilgit-Baltistan
Previously, Samar became the first woman in the world to have cycled on the 4,500-metre-high Biafo glacier in Gilgit-Baltistan.