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K-2 second hinghest mountain in the world

K-2 second hinghest mountain in the world

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K2 , likewise known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori , at 8,611 meters (28,251 ft) above ocean level, is the second most astounding mountain on the planet, after Mount Everest at  (29,029 ft). It is situated on the China– Pakistan fringe between Baltistan in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China. K2 is the most noteworthy purpose of the Karakoramrange and the most noteworthy point in both Pakistan and Xinjiang. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the outrageous trouble of climb. It has the second-most elevated casualty rate among the eight thousanders, with around 300 effective summits and 77 fatalities; around one individual kicks the bucket on the mountain for each four who achieve the summit. It is mo