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The Gasherbrum Range contains three eight-thousanders Gasherbrum I (8'080 m), Broad Peak (8'051 m) and Gasherbrum II (8'034 m).

Gasherbrum I (8'080 m), the 11th highest peak on earth is also known as Hidden Peak or K5.
First ascent: 05.07.1958 by American Expedition, Peter Schoening and Andy Kauffman.

The Gasherbrum II ((8'034 m) also known as K4)) is the 13th highest mountain on the earth.
First Ascent: 08.07.1956 by Austrian expedition Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch and Hans Willenpart.

Gasherbrum III (7'946 m) is located between Gasherbrum II and IV.
First Ascent: 11.08.1975 by Polish expedition, Wanda Rutkiewicz, Alison Chadwick-Onyszkiewicz, Janusz Onyszkiewicz und Krzysztof Zdzitowiecki.

 

Austria 1956, "First Ascent of Gasherbrum II".
The stamp is showing Gasherbrum II (right) and Gasherbrum III (left).

Signed expedition card of the Austrian 1956 expedition, made the first successful ascent of Gasherbrum II.
(The frontside on the card shows the Gasherbrum IV (7'932 m/left), Gasherbrum III (7'946 m/middle) and Gasherrbrum II (8'035 m/right).

Fritz Moravec (1922-1997), Josef Larch (1930-2011), Hans Willenpart (1927-1979), Hans Ratay, Richard Reinagl, Heinrich Roiss, Dr. Georg Weiler (doctor), Dr. Erich Gattinger (geologist).

The first ascent was made on 8th July 1956 by Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch and Hans Willenpart.  

 

Chile 1979, Gaherbrum.
The stamp is showing Gasherbrum II (right) and Gasherbrum III (left).

 

 

Pakistan 1981
Peaks of the Karakorum: K2 (8'611 m), Broad Peak (8'051 m) and the Gasherbrum Group.
(The summit at the right (behind) seems to be the Gasherbrum I and the summit between Gasherbrum II and IV is Gasherbrum III. 
The stamp was issued in the series "Mountains". 

 

Pakistan 2017 Gasherbrum I stamp

Pakistan 2017, Gasherbrum I.
The stamp was issued in the series "International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development".

 

 

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