Nanga Parbat, Astore

#6 of 31 in Parks in Gilgit-Baltistan
Nanga Parbat ([naːŋɡaː pərbət̪]), locally known as Diamer (دیامر), is the ninth highest mountain in the world at 8,126 metres (26,660 ft) above sea level. Located in the Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat is the western anchor of the Himalayas. The name Nanga Parbat is derived from the Sanskrit words nanga and parvata which together mean "Naked Mountain". The mountain is locally known by its Tibetan name Diamer or Deo Mir, meaning "huge mountain".
Nanga Parbat is one of the 14 eight-thousanders. An immense, dramatic peak rising far above its surrounding terrain, Nanga Parbat is known to be a difficult and challenging climb.
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  • Visited Nanga perbat with friends. It was nice. Long tracking toward fairy meadows then towards nanga perbat. Views were awesome. Beautiful weather. People were nice too but they just need cash for...  more »
  • Nanga Parbat is the only eight thousanders out of five that falls in Himalyan Range, all the other falls in Karakorum Range, that is why the area surrounding Nanga is green fairy meadows and Rupal...  more »

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