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As a part of the Islamic Summit Conference Pakistan's Tourist Development Corporation arranged the first ever "Karakoram Seafaring which included the highest altitude peaks of the world and the longest glaciers. It was a safari from the Islamic summit to the world's highest Mountain Summit.
beside a Karakoram peak (from a leaflet).
Islamabad International airport with Pakistan flag flying.
Foreign journalists and diplomats proceeding towards the PIA Boeing. Some climbing the gangway.
Although filming in this strategic area is normally banned the restrictions were lifted for the first time for the benefit of the newsmedia covering the Islamic Summit. General view of the Karakoram mountain range.
Some of the loftiest mountains above 26,000 ft.
Hundreds of virgin peaks having an altitude of above 20,000 ft which have not been conquered so far. Most of them still have not been named.
The glaciers Siachen in Baltistan 45 miles long.
Hispar 38 miles long. (glacier)
Biafo 37 miles long. (glacier)
Baltoro 36 miles long glacier.
Batura glacier in Hunza 40 miles long.
Chiantar glacier in Chitral 18 miles long.
A general view of the vast mountain range covered with show as seen from a height of 30,000 feet.
Filmed from a fast flying Boeing from a height of 30,000 ft with 85N6 filter ??? and the conversion Bolex filter in front of the ??? has a ??? ASA ??? the closes window of the aircraft.
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