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Baltoro Glacier: Quiz


Question 1: Looking NE towards ________, at top centre
Broad PeakMount EverestK2Nanga Parbat

Question 2: At 8,611 m (28,251 ft), ________ is the highest mountain in the region, and three others within 20 km top 8,000 m.
Mount EverestNanga ParbatBroad PeakK2

Question 3: The glacier gives rise to the Shigar River, which is a tributary of the ________.
Indus River DeltaGanges BasinIndus RiverGanges Delta

Question 4: It is located in Baltistan, in the ________ region of Pakistan, and runs through part of the Karakoram mountain range.
SindhAzad KashmirPunjab (Pakistan)Gilgit-Baltistan

Question 5: ________, 2nd highest of the world at 8611m
Nanga ParbatBroad PeakK2Mount Everest

Question 6: The confluence of the main Baltoro Glacier with the Godwin Austen Glacier is known as Concordia; this location and ________ base camp are popular trekking destinations.
Broad PeakNanga ParbatK2Mount Everest

Question 7: The glacier can be approached via the important Balti town of ________.

Question 8: The Baltoro Glacier, at 62 kilometers long, is one of the longest ________ outside of the polar regions[1].
Ice sheetLittle Ice AgeCurrent sea level riseGlacier


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