Mount Everest Foundation
Supporting the exploratory

International Karakoram Project 1980

This expedition, involving 70 scientists from China, Pakistan and the UK, carried out 3 months of seismic, glaciological, geomorphological and other field studies in the Karakoram area, including a study of the Hispar Glacier, and the Gulkin Glacier which threatens the Karakoram Highway.

June - September 1980

Other expeditions nearby