Coordinates: 36°43′45″N 73°53′25″E / 36.72917°N 73.89028°E / 36.72917; 73.89028
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Karka کارکا is located in Pakistan
Karka کارکا
Highest point
Elevation6,222 m (20,413 ft)
Prominence892 m (2,927 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates36°43′45″N 73°53′25″E / 36.72917°N 73.89028°E / 36.72917; 73.89028
LocationNorthern Pakistan
Parent rangeHindu Raj

Karka (Urdu: کارکا) is a summit in the Hindu Raj range in Northern Pakistan and has a peak elevation of 6,222 m (20,413 ft). Multiple Italian expeditions have been exploring the area from a geographic and ethnographic point of view.[1] A group of climbers from Vicenza successfully climbed Karka for the first time in August 2007 during the expedition "La Gata - Karka 2007". In the course of the same expedition 4 other first ascents were performed in the Chiantar Glacier basin, while the trekking group set the route of what local guides already name "Trekking of the Italians".

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