Batura Glacier, 57 kilometres (35 mi) long, is one of the largest and longest glaciers outside the polar regions. It lies in Batura ValleyPassu in the Gojal region of the Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan. It is just north of the massifs of Batura, at 7,795 metres (25,574 ft), and Passu, at 7,500 metres (24,600 ft). It flows west to east. The lower portions can be described as a grey sea of rocks and gravelly moraine, bordered by a few summer villages and pastures with herds of sheep, goats, cows and yaks and where roses and juniper trees are common.