ARTICLE: MOUNTAIN RANGES (FULLY OR PARTIALLY) IN PAKISTAN

ARTICLE: MOUNTAIN RANGES (FULLY OR PARTIALLY) IN PAKISTAN

Following are the mountain ranges that are fully or partially included in Pakistan:

  • Karakoramrange, highest peak is K2 (8,611 m or 28,244 feet).[1] including K2, the second highest peak of the world (8,611 m or 28,251 ft)
  • Himalayarange, highest peak in Pakistan is Nanga Parbat (8,126 m or 26,653 feet).[2]
  • Hindu Kushrange, highest peak is Tirich Mir (7,690 metres or 25,230 feet).
  • Pamir Mountains, junction of theTian ShanKarakoramKunlun, and Hindu Kush
  • Hindu RajHindu Raj is a mountain range in northern Pakistan, between the Hindu Kush and the Karakoram ranges.
  • Sulaiman Mountainsrange, highest peak is Takht-e-Sulaiman (3,487 m or 11,437 feet).
  • Spin Ghar Mountainsrange, highest peak is Mount Sikaram (4,761 m or 15,620 feet)
  • Salt Range, highest peak isSakaser (1,522 m or 4,946 feet), a hill system in thePunjab Province, abundant in salt
  • Margalla Hills, mountain range in Punjab. Tilla Charouni with 1604 m / 5263 feet is the highest peak.
  • Toba Kakar Range, southern offshoot of theHimalayas in the Balochistan
  • Makranrange, semi-desert coastal strip in the south of Balochistan, in Iran and Pakistan, along the coast of the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman. The narrow coastal plain rises very rapidly into several mountain ranges. Of the 1,000 km coastline, about 750 km is in Pakistan
  • Kirthar Range, is located in the Balochistan and Sindh provinces of Pakistan. It extends from north, southward for about 300 kilometres (186 mi) from the Mula River in east-central Balochistan to Cape Muari (Cape Monze) west of Karachi on the Arabian Sea.

 

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