Definition of Mount Godwin Austen

1. Noun. A mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir; the 2nd highest peak in the world (28,250 feet high).

Exact synonyms: Dapsang, Godwin Austen, K2
Group relationships: Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, Mustagh, Mustagh Range
Generic synonyms: Mountain Peak



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Literary usage of Mount Godwin Austen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1892)
"... that of Mount Everest (euphonious though it be), so neither does it seem to me suitable to call the monarch of the Mustagh Range Mount Godwin-Austen. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Mount Godwin-Austen has been named in his honor. Besides numerous scientific papers on geology and physical features he has written 'On the Land and ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"... said he should be very glad to act as second sponsor at the baptism of Mount Godwin-Austen. ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"Representing the shortest route from Skardu in Baltistan to Yarkand, it lies to the north of the long Baltoro glacier, and very near Mount Godwin Austen, ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... to the base of those gigantic peaks which stand about Mount Godwin Austen, seem to Ъе set like an ice-sea to define the farthest bounds of the Himalaya. ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"... gives the length of the Biafo glacier as 64 miles of continuous ice ; the Baltoro as 35 miles up to K2 (now named Mount Godwin-Austen), ..."

7. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1892)
"... that of Mount Everest (euphonious though it be), so neither does it seem to me suitable to call the monarch of the Mustagh Range Mount Godwin-Austen. ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Mount Godwin-Austen has been named in his honor. Besides numerous scientific papers on geology and physical features he has written 'On the Land and ..."

9. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"... said he should be very glad to act as second sponsor at the baptism of Mount Godwin-Austen. ..."

10. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"Representing the shortest route from Skardu in Baltistan to Yarkand, it lies to the north of the long Baltoro glacier, and very near Mount Godwin Austen, ..."

11. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... to the base of those gigantic peaks which stand about Mount Godwin Austen, seem to Ъе set like an ice-sea to define the farthest bounds of the Himalaya. ..."

12. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"... gives the length of the Biafo glacier as 64 miles of continuous ice ; the Baltoro as 35 miles up to K2 (now named Mount Godwin-Austen), ..."

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