Hispar Pass

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Hispar Pass
درہ ہسپر
Hispar Pass.jpg
Biafo Glacier and Hispar Glacier meet to form the world's longest glacial traverse outside of the polar regions
Elevation 5,128 m (16,824 ft)
Location Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Range Karakorum Range

Hispar Pass (Urdu: درہ ہسپر‎, also Hispar La) (el. 5,128 m/16,824 ft) is a high-altitude, non-technical mountain pass in the Karakoram Range in Pakistan.[1]

At the pass, the Biafo Glacier (63 km long) and Hispar Glacier (4 9 km long) meet at Hispar Pass to form the world's longest glacial traverse outside of the polar regions, 100 kilometers in length.

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  1. ^ "Ice and isolation in the Karakoram".

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