The peak is 28,250 feet high and also known as Godwin Austen. The name 'K-2' is derived from Karakoram 'K' and '2' for being the second highest in the world.
A beautiful stamp was introduced on December 25,1954 to commemorate the event. Motif shows, of course, the majestic view of the mountain with inscription below it "CONQUEST OF K-2" in white panel. The date of adventure (1954) is printed in Urdu and English at upper corners. Denomination 2 anna and 'Pakistan Postage' are printed in a panel at bottom.