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Karakoram Highway (China and Pakistan)

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Geographic headingKarakoram Highway (China and Pakistan)
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Geographic subdivision usageKarakoram Highway (China and Pakistan)
Variant(s)Great Pakistan-China Friendship Road (China and Pakistan)
Kʻa-la-kʻun-lun kung lu (China and Pakistan)
Kalakunlun Gonglu (China and Pakistan)
Karakoram Highway (Pakistan)
Karakorum Highway (Pakistan)
See alsoRoads--China
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Silk Road
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Found inWork cat.: Zwischen Gandhāra und den Seidenstrassen : Felsbilder am Karakorum Highway, c1985.
Columbia gaz. (Karakoram Highway: 800 mi/1,300 km all-weather motorway over the Karakoram Range from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, to Kashi (Kashgar) Xinjiang, China. Built as a joint project by the 2 countries and known in China as the Great Pakistan-China Friendship Road. Also known to tourists as "the Silk Route" because it retraces part of a medieval trade route.)
Pakistan Tourism Directory, 1986: p. 151 (Karakoram Highway)
Pakistan. Tourism Division. Research & Statistics Section. Tourism on Karakoram Highway, 1983: t.p. (Karakoram Highway) cover (Karakorum Highway)
Spectrum guide to Pakistan, c1989: index (Karakoram Highway)
Dani, A.H. Human records on Karakorum Highway, 1983.
King, J. Karakoram Highway, 1998: p. 9 ("The Karakoram Highway (KKH) connects the Silk Road oasis of Kashgar [in China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region] with Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan's capital")
Britannica online web site, Nov. 15, 1998 (Karakoram Highway, Chinese (Wade-Giles) KʻA-LA-KʻUN-LUN KUNG-LU, roadway that connects Kashgar, China, with Islamabad, Pak.)
Not found inBritannica Macro.; Web. geog.; Britannica Micro.