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Nan•ga Par•batˈnʌŋ gə ˈpʌr bʌt(n.)

  1. a mountain in NW Kashmir, in the Himalayas. 26,660 ft. (8125 m).

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Nanga Parbat(noun)

    a mountain in the Himalayas in Kashmir (26,660 feet high)

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  1. Nanga Parbat

    Nanga Parbat, Urdu: نانگا پربت is the ninth highest mountain in the world and the western anchor of the Himalayas. Located in Baltistan, the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region administered by Pakistan, Nanga Parbat is one of the eight-thousanders, with a summit elevation of 8,126 metres. An immense, dramatic peak rising far above its surrounding terrain, Nanga Parbat is also a notoriously difficult climb. Numerous mountaineering deaths in the mid and early 20th century lent it the nickname "killer mountain".

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