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Sunday, 19 January 2014

Samina Baig and Mirza Ali has summit Mount Vinson 4,892 m Antarctica.

Five members team including Mirza and Samina successfully summit mount Vinson according to Pakistani time 01:00 AM today on 18th January 2014.
There are no countries, cities or villages in Antarctica since 98% of this region is covered by ice. It is the coldest region on the planet and some of the countries that are close to it are South Africa, Australia, Chile, Argentina and New Zealand.
On the 60th anniversary of Mt.Everest, since its first ascent back in 1953, where hundreds of thousands of mountaineers around the world celebrate this mega event of Mt.Everest, two Pakistani brother & sister carried  the green national flag of Pakistan and Samina Baig the first Pakistani woman and youngest Muslim to hoist it on top of the world. Mirza Ali & Samina Baig are the two Pakistanis participated in this great event and Samina Baig made history becoming first Pakistani woman to summit Mt.Everest on May 19.2013. the expedition was for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment through Adventure sports.  
While reaching the top yet the siblings are in quest to touch yet another impossible, the siblings are aiming to reach the seven summits on seven continents for Gender equality and women empowerment, this great feat in Adventure history is yet going to be remarkable, as to date no siblings have reached the summit of the Seven summits, as to date there are almost 200 people have reached the seven summits but any Pakistani and no  any siblings have attempted it from the rest of the world . This adventure is remarkable for the two siblings being Pakistani’s and making yet another history!
The expedition second aim is adventure diplomacy between the people and  connecting people through Mountains, this expedition also aims to raise awareness about Global warming and Climate change.
7 summits means the highest peak on each continent.
The Seven Summits # (Yes there are eight listed!)

Mountain 
Feet
Meters
Location
29029
8848
Nepal/Tibet
22840
6962
Argentina, South America
20320
6195
Alaska, North America
19339
5963
Tanzania, Africa
18481
5633
Russia, Europe
16067
4897
Ellsworth Range, Antarctica
16023
4884
Indonesia's (t/m) is Oceania's highest mountain.
7310
2228
Australia