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Rupert Pupkin (talk) 14:06, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

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Thank you. BotMultichillT (talk) 10:14, 28 November 2008 (UTC)

The image was created resp. modified to illustrate a point on a user's talk page. It's just a rough presentation of the topic, rough enough to be understood in the aforementioned discussion, but not accurate enough to be understood by anybody who does not happen to know that discussion.--Rupert Pupkin (talk) 10:49, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

de:Datei Diskussion:Gasherbrum group westfaces annotated.jpg[edit]

On this page an IP says that the high-information on the picture must be wrong because Gasherbrum II has to be the highest but on your picture the IV ic higher and VI is higher than the Twins. Is the IP or your picture wrong? ;) --Jodo (talk) 00:05, 26 February 2009 (UTC)

The IP is wrong. It's all a matter of distance and perspective. G II appears lower because it is further away. (see my answer here)--Rupert Pupkin (talk) 14:40, 27 February 2009 (UTC)
Ah, wenn ich gewusst hätte, dass du Deutsch sprichst, hätte ich gar nicht mein schreckliches Englisch auspacken müssen. Vielen Dank für die Antwort. --Jodo (talk) 19:19, 2 March 2009 (UTC)

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annotated nanga parbat photo[edit]

nice work.. but what source did you use to figure out what was what? Decora (talk) 01:36, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

I derived it from different books:
  • "Zum dritten Pol" by Günter Oskar Dyhrenfurth
  • "Der nackte Berg. Nanga Parbat - Bruder, Tod und Einsamkeit" by Reinhold Messner
  • "Nanga Parbat" by Karl Maria Herrligkoffer
some web-research was also quite helpful. It's definitely as accurate as possible. cheers--Rupert Pupkin (talk) 13:51, 28 May 2009 (UTC)

File:Distaghil ISS.JPG and File:Hispar_Muztagh_labels.png[edit]

Hi Ruppert, thank you for your post. Good job with this bigger picture!
I have broadened and checked the Polish versions in the caption of both the files mentioned above.

1. Additionally: In the file File:Hispar_Muztagh_labels.png to Polish and English versions:
1.1. I added important source (of the heights of other peaks than main peaks higher than 6750 m - which are in Jurgalski list), "Swiss Map" of 1990 also known as "1990 Jerzy Wala Map" (of whole Karakorum; see caption or the bibliography in Polish biogram of pl:Jerzy Wala). So check if you could agree (and know this map - for example, Japanese Miyamori map appeared later and is not better).
1.2. I also suggested (and added in parenthesis in the list of glaciers) the second and well known name of Gharesa Glacier (as Trivor Glacier) (BTW, you used this last name in labels to the File:ESC large ISS014 ISS014-E-6851.JPG.) Also please check if you agree :)

2. Other suggestion: Maybe you can also add the sign of the Yazghil Dome (first culmination ca. 1 cm to E from Distaghil Sar E on the image), the peak of much bigger prominency than Distaghil Sar E or Central, climbed in 1980 during the first ascent of the Distaghil Sar E and the day before (see pl:Distaghil Sar, section "Wejscia", the next-to-last sentence). Yazghil Dome (7324) is on Jurgalski list.

3. I also added Polish version in descriptions of two next files: File:ESC large ISS014 ISS014-E-6851.JPG (previous to File:Hispar_Muztagh_labels.png) and File:ESC large ISS014 ISS014-E-6852.JPG.

4. My other question and soft suggestion is: Do the arrow of the North direction indicate exact direction or is only "at about" (quantitative)? As it is, the declination seems to be as much as 40-45 deg rather than 30 deg. I think this direction may be/should be indicated as accurate as possible (and may be the cropped image of Distaghil Sar should be "rectified" directly to the North? - to avoid any misunderstandings or mistaken associations of the directions for the readers less experienced with mountains and maps).

Kind regards, Masterstone (talk) 05:55, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

Hi Masterstone, sorry been busy (resp. not busy...) over the weekend. Thank you for comments.
1.1. The Wala Map seems to be a well accepted soure especially at en-WP. Unfortunately I don't own it myself. Does it differ from Jurgalski's list?
1.2. I think I left the second name out because of the column spacing in the description (I tried different versions...). Anyway, it works with both names now. Do you know which name is more accepted or if one of the names has become outdated? My source was the report of the first ascent of Trivor in Berge der Welt 1960/61 (aka Mountain World) by Wilfrid Noyce. I think he mentioned both names but preferred Gharesa (but the report was written half a century ago...).
2. I think I wasn't quite sure about the exact localization of Yazghil Domes. (There are two, aren't there). But I guess I could try and add another triangle. (But maybe that may take some days, at the moment I'm not at that computer that has the .svg-file on its harddisc.
3. That's just fine :-)
4. I must admit that the North arrow is only "at about" but I think it's quite close. I measured it with google earth. There you can draw lines and google earth tells you the degree. At first sight, Kunyang Glacier seems to be running rather exactly from north to south. So I placed a marker on the summit of Bularung Sar and drew a line down with a degree of 0/360. It crossed the mouth of Kunyang Glacier (where it meets the Hispar) just right from the centre. So I also drew a similar line in the image and moved it parallel to create the north arrow. There might still be some deviation, but I claim that it's less then 5 degrees — provided my method was correct in the first place...
I also tried to stitch the images of hispar glacier and biafo glacier — File:ESC large ISS014 ISS014-E-6851.JPG, File:ESC large ISS014 ISS014-E-6852.JPG, File:Latok-Ogre-Biafo.JPG (that would actually be File:ESC large ISS014 ISS014-E-6854.JPG, and I just realized that there is ...-E-6853 on the NASA-servers, I'm going to add it to commons, too) — but it was impossible. There seems to be too much distortions. If the images fitted on the one end, they wouldn't on the other end.
I will try to produce those cropped images with north on top. Should work pretty well for Kunyang Chhish and surrounding summits. But there might be some "aesthetical issues" with the ones that are close to the borders of the picture. There will be blank space and a diagonal border in the picture (like in that one File:Baltoro region from space annotated.png).
Please add your views. Best regards. -- Rupert Pupkin (talk) 11:27, 29 March 2010 (UTC)

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Hallo!

Besten Dank für deine Identifikationsarbeit in diesem Bild! Wirklich gute Arbeit! Gruß, High Contrast (talk) 15:36, 7 April 2012 (UTC)

Vielen Dank für das Kompliment. Dank dieser Website [1] war das nicht mehr schwer, sobald ich den ungefähren Aufnahmestandort gefunden hatte... Und den Pelmo hatte ich zum Glück sofort erkannt. Gruß -Rupert Pupkin (talk) 21:37, 7 April 2012 (UTC)

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