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The Godwin-Austen Glacier


The Godwin-Austen Glacier is located near K2 in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. Its confluence with the Baltoro Glacier is called Concordia and is one of the most favorite spots for trekking in Pakistan since it provides excellent views of four of the five eight-thousanders in Pakistan. The glacier can be approached via the important Balti town of Skardu.The Karakoram peak K2 in the Himalayas was originally named Mount Godwin-Austin in his honour.


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