Tirich Mir

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Tirich Mir,

peak: see Hindu KushHindu Kush
, a high mountain system, extending c.500 mi (800 km) W from the Pamir Knot, N Pakistan, into NE Afghanistan; rising to 25,236 ft (7,692 m) in Tirich Mir, on the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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Tirich Mir

 

the highest peak in the Hindu Kush mountain system in northern Pakistan. Tirich Mir rises to an elevation of 7,690 m. It is composed of crystalline rocks. Glaciers and névés are found on the slopes.

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Tirich Mir

a mountain in N Pakistan: highest peak of the Hindu Kush. Height: 7690 m (25 230 ft.)
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