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This article is about the mountain in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. For the mountain in Alberta, see Mount K2. For other uses, see K2 (disambiguation).
K2

K2, summer 2006
Elevation 8,611 m (28,251 ft)
Ranked 2nd
Prominence 4,017 m (13,179 ft)
Ranked 22nd
Listing Eight-thousander
Country high point
Seven Second Summits
Ultra
Location
K2Baltistan, Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan
Tashkurgan, Xinjiang, China
Range Karakoram
Coordinates 35°52?57?N 76°30?48?E? / ?35.88250°N 76.51333°E? / 35.88250; 76.51333Coordinates: 35°52?57?N 76°30?48?E? / ?35.88250°N 76.51333°E? / 35.88250; 76.51333[1]
Climbing
First ascent 31 July 1954
Achille Compagnoni
Lino Lacedelli
Easiest route Abruzzi Spur
K2 (also known as Chhogori/Qogir, Ketu/Kechu, and Mount Godwin-Austen) is the second-highest mountain on Earth, after Mount Everest. It is located on the border[2] between Baltistan, in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan, and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China.[3] With a peak elevation of 8,611 m (28,251 feet), K2 is the highest point of the Karakoram Range and the highest point in Pakistan.

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The second highest mountain is the K2 Mountain. The mountain is located on the border between Pakistan and China. It is 28,251 feet high.

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http://www.scaruffi.com/travel/tallest.html all u need to know :)

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