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Gasherbrum II
گاشر برم -2
Gasherbrum II from Base Camp
Highest point
Elevation 8,035 m (26,362 ft) 
Ranked 13th
Prominence 1,524 m (5,000 ft)
Listing Eight-thousander
Location Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan
Parent range Karakoram
First ascent July 7, 1956 by Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch and Hans Willenpart
Easiest route Snow/ice climb

Gasherbrum II is a 8,035 metres (26,362 ft) mountain in the Karakoram range, in China and Pakistan. It is also known as K4. It is the 13th highest mountain in the world. The first people to reach the top were Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch, and Hans Willenpart, in 1956.

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