Definition of Rakaposhi
1. Noun. A mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir (25,560 feet high).
Generic synonyms: Mountain Peak
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rakaposhi
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. ..."