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Noshaq
Nowshak, Noshakh
نوشاخ
Noszak.jpg
Heichest pynt
Elevation7,492 m (24,580 ft) 
Ranked 52nd
Prominence2,024 m (6,640 ft)
Isolation18.89 kilometres (11.74 mi)
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Ultra
Coordinates36°25′54″N 71°49′42″E / 36.43167°N 71.82833°E / 36.43167; 71.82833Coordinates: 36°25′54″N 71°49′42″E / 36.43167°N 71.82833°E / 36.43167; 71.82833
Namin
Native nameنوشاخ
Geografie
Noshaq is locatit in Afghanistan
Noshaq
Noshaq
Location in Badakhshan Province
LocationAfghanistan-Pakistan border
KintraAfghanistan-Pakistan
ProvinceBadakhshan, Afghanistan - Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, Pakistan
Parent rangeHindu Kush
Climbing
First ascent1960 bi Toshiaki Sakai an Goro Iwatsubo (Japan)

Noshaq (also called Nowshak or Nōshākh; Persie/Pashto: نوشاخ‎) is the seicont heichest peak in the Hindu Kush Range (efter Tirich Mir) at 7,492 m (24,580 ft). It lies in the Wakhan corridor, on the border atween Pakistan an Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan. It is the heichest pynt in Afghanistan an is the warld's wastrenmaist 7,000 meter massif.

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2. http://chitralexplorer.blogspot.com/2011/06/chitral-hidden-paradise-on-earth.html?m=1

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