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Skardu, capital of Baltistan is perched 2438 meters above sea level in the backdrop of the great peaks of the Karakoram mountain range.

From Skardu two roads lead to the Askole and Hushe Valleys, main door gates to the snowy giants, and to the huge glaciers of Baltoro, Biafo, and Trango. Here begins the way for climbing legendary mountains such as K2, Gasherbrum and the Trango Towers, and towards the Snow Lake, so the town is a major summer tourist hotpoint.

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  • Copyright: Rashid Latif (rashid4u) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 13] (48)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2004-06-15
  • Categories: Nature
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-04-02 14:11
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