10 Highest Mountains Of The World

Posted on 09 November 2009 oddy88

A mountain is a kind of landforms that are located at the peak point or highest point and stretches above the surrounding land, it is said that a mountain is found to be steeper than a hill. There are many mountains that are located in different region or country, but now we are going to have a description look over the top famous as well as highest mountains of the world.

10. Annapurna Mountain – Nepal

Annapurna mountain
It is the tenth highest summits on the earth, which is found in Nepal with an elevation of 26,545 feet and 8,091 meters.

9. Nanga Parbat – Pakistan

nanga parbat mountain
Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain of the earth that is located in Pakistan at the heights of 26,758 feet and 8,125. It is one the dangerous and deadliest eight-thousanders for the climbers and to climb it, is a predictable risk.

8. Manaslu Mountain – Nepal

manaslu mountain
Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain of the world, and it is located in Mansiri Hima with within Nepalese Himalayas with an elevation of 8,163m (26,758).

7. Dhaulagiri Mountain – Nepal

Dhaulagiri mountain
Dhaulagiri lies on number seven in the list of the top ten highest mountains of the world, and it is located in north central Nepal and now has become the pivot point of the tourists and climbers. Its height is 26,794 feet, or 8,167 meters. It is also called White Mountains for being one of the eight thousanders.

6. Cho Oyu Mountain – Nepal/Tibet

Cho Oyu mountain

Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain of the world, and it is located in the Himalayas on the border that lies between china and Nepal, this mountain is also known as “Turquoise Goddess” in Tibetan. The height is this mountain is 26,906  in feet or 8,201 in meters.

5. Makalu Mountain – Nepal/Tibet

makalu mountain
Makalu Mountain is the fifth highest mountain on the earth, with an elevation of 27,765feet, 8,463meters, it has different official names in different language. It is situated on the border that connects Nepal and China.

4. Lhotse Mountain – Nepal

Lhotse mountain
Lhotse has two different names, Lhotse an official one, in Nepal and second is Lhozê in Chinese language and it is the fourth highest mountain of the world, amazingly it is linked to everest with the south Col. It is located on the border that links up between Tibet (China) and Khumbu (Nepal). Its height is 8,511m (27,940 feet).

3. Kangchenjunga Mountain – Nepal/India

Kanchenjunga mountain
Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain of the world, which height is 8,586 metres (28,169 ft). If we try to find out the meanings of this complex name Kangchenjunga, then it is wonder that meaning is quite semblance to a story name, and the translated meaning is “The Five Treasures of Snows”, this name is awarded to this mountain because it is blessed with five treasures of God that are gold, silver, gems, grains and holy books.

2. K2 (Mount Godwin Austen) – Pakistan

K2 mountain
K2 is positioned on number 2 in the line up of the world’s highest mountains and it is second after Mount Everest, its measured height is 8,611m (28,251 feet), it is also situated on the border like Mount Everest and connects countries with each other for example, in links up Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China and Gilgit, in Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan. As it is situated on the peak that’s why it is a risk to climb this mountain and many of people died trying so.  The famous Climbers like to climb onto it, but in winter nobody dares think of climbing.

1. Mount Everest – Nepal/Tibet

mount everest
Everest or Mount Everest is the first highest mountain of the world, it is also knows as Sagarmatha , it has different names in different languages such as Chomolungma or Qomolangma  in Nepali language or , In Tibetan this mountain is called Zhumulangma in the Chinese language. This mountain is located in the Asia within the range of Himalaya and one border connects its location to four countries, means it is positioned on a border that makes linkage with Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal, and Tibet, China. The height of this mountain is 8,848 (29,029 ft)

2 Comments For This Post

  1. will Says:

    *Mount Everest is actually at an altitude of 29,028 ft above sea level.

  2. khanal Says:

    The no. 1 picture is not the picture of Everest. You place the wrong picture over there my friend.

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