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Most Spectacular Mountains Around the World

Web Desk 11:59 PM | 22 Dec, 2020
Most Spectacular Mountains Around the World

Dynamic landscapes and vast peaks are sights to behold which make adventurous spirits and nature admirers stop and stare.

Here are some of the most beautiful mountains around the globe: 

1. Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia

The Kamchatka Peninsula is a hidden treasure among remote areas of Russa. A wealth of natural resources and biological diversity Kamchatka houses including extinct and active species discovered. About 160 volcanoes on Kamchatka and 29 of them are still active.

2. Dead Mountains and Toplitz Lake, Austria

The frozen heaven Dead Mountains and Toplitz Lake is situated in a dense mountain forest high up in the Austrian Alps, 98 km from Salzburg in western Austria. Some of the mines are still in operation and is a favourite spot for tourists. 

3. Bugaboos, British Columbia, Canada

Canada's best destination for alpine rock climbing, Bugaboos are a mountain range in eastern British Columbia. The granite spires are a favourite mountaineering destination.

4. Mount Adams, Washington, USA

The second-highest mountain in Washington, Mount Adams has a high altitude and steep slopes making it the perfect destination for mountain lovers.

5. Mount Rainier, Washington, USA

This active volcano is considered to be one of the most dangerous volcanos in the world (and features on the Decade Volcano list). It is also the most glaciated peak in the US.

6. Cordillera Paine, Patagonia

The striking giant was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1978. Known as the edge of the world it is surrounded by oceans making it a serene landscape

7. Payachata, Bolivia

Located on the border of Bolivia and Chile, Payachata contains two peaks namely Pomerape and Parinacota making a holiday destination in Bolivia.

8. Pyrenees, France, Spain

The vast mountain range is one of the most picturesque regions in Europe. The Pyrenees is located in Southwest Europe and forms a natural border between Spain and France. 

9. Olstinden peak, Norway

Olstinden Peak is a fishing village in Reine draped across the Norwegian Sea.

10. Kirkjufell, Iceland

One of the most photographed mountains, Famed HBO series Game of Thrones was also shot in Kirkjufell.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 5, 2023 (Sunday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 280.9 284.25
Euro EUR 299 302
UK Pound Sterling GBP 335 338
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 192 194
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.72
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,300 on Sunday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,010.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Karachi PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Islamabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Peshawar PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Quetta PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Sialkot PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Attock PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Gujranwala PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Jehlum PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Multan PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Bahawalpur PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Gujrat PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Nawabshah PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Chakwal PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Hyderabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Nowshehra PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Sargodha PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Faisalabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Mirpur PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360

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