K2 (also known as Chhogori/Qogir, Ketu/Kechu, and Mount Godwin-Austen) (Urdu:شاہ گوری) is the second-highest mountain on Earth, after Mount Everest. It is located on the border between Baltistan, in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China.
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