Mount Godwin-Austen


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Godwin-Austen, Mount,

peak, Kashmir: see K2K2
or Mount Godwin-Austen,
peak, 28,251 ft (8,611 m) high, in the Karakorum range, N Kashmir, on the China-Pakistan border; second highest peak in the world. It was discovered and measured by the Survey of India in 1856, and first named for English topographer Henry
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One of these, at the end of the next valley, is K-2, Mount Godwin-Austen, second-highest peak in the world.
Fujairah: Emirati adventurer Saeed Al Maamari, Director-General of Fujairah Centre for Adventures, announced on Thursday his plan to climb K2, also known as Mount Godwin-Austen in Pakistan's Karakoram Mountain Range, to raise the UAE flag and the Dubai Expo 2020 logo to mark the 'Year of Zayed'.