Definition of Rakaposhi

1. Noun. A mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir (25,560 feet high).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rakaposhi

Rajiformes
Rajindra
Rajiv
Rajkot
Rajkumari
Rajkumaris
Rajneeshee
Rajneeshees
Rajpoot
Rajpoots
Rajput
Rajputs
Rajshahi District
Rajshahi Division
Rakai
Rakaposhi
Raku
Rakvere
Ralegh
Raleigh
Rallidae
Ralph
Ralph Barton Perry
Ralph Bunche
Ralph Ellison
Ralph Johnson Bunche
Ralph Richardson
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ralph Waldo Ellison
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Literary usage of Rakaposhi

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

1. A Sketch of the Geography and Geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet by Sidney Gerald Burrard, Henry Hubert Hayden (1908)
"rakaposhi. Of rakaposhi Colonel Tanner wrote as follows : " The mighty rakaposhi or devil's " tail of Gilgit, rising from ground which is 7000 or 8000 feet ..."

2. Sport & Folklore in the Himalaya by Henry Lawrence Haughton (1913)
"These glaciers run down from the great peak marked on the map and generally known as rakaposhi, the mighty sides of which one skirts after crossing the ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1891)
"To the westward of rakaposhi should we include in the Himalayas the Shandur mountains, which approximately extend to the Hindu Kush? or shall we leave the ..."

4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1891)
"... that the most extensive and picturesque he has ever seen are in the Sat valley, which drains the southern face of the rakaposhi mountain in Gilgit. ..."

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