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    Rakhiot Peak

    Rakhiot Peak is a peak in the Himalayas range of the Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. It is one of the many subsidiary summits of the Nanga Parbat massif. It lies just south of the Indus River in the Diamer District. Not far to the north is the western end of the Karakoram range. The Silver Saddle (Silbersackel) is about halfway in-between Rakhiot Peak and Nanga Parbat summit. The south/southeast side of the mountain is dominated by the Rupal Face, often referred to as the highest mountain face in the world: it rises an incredible 4,600 m (15,000 feet) above its base. The north/northwest side of the mountain, leading to the Indus, is more complex. It is split into the Diamir (west) face and the Rakhiot (north) face by a long ridge. There are a number of subsidiary summits, including the North Peak (7816m) some 3 km north of the main summit.