National Geographic : 1924 Nov
Photograph byVittorio Sella BROAD PEAK AND CAMP VI ON THE GODWIN AUSTEN GLACIER: KARAKORAM MOUNTAINS Mount Godwin Austen, or K 2, of the Karakoram Range, with an elevation of 28,250 feet, is second only toMount Everest among theworld's mountains. It was ascended for the first time by the Duke of the Abruzzi in July, 1909. The formidable northern wall ofBroad Peak isconnected with the Godwin Austen Glacier by a semicircular basin. Dr. Vittorio Sella, who made this picture, was thephotographer oftheDuke's expedition.