10 Highest Mountains In The World

1. Mount Everest, Himalaya – the highest mountain in the world peaks at 8,848 meters (29,029 ft). The international border between China and Nepal runs across the precise summit point.

Mount Everest - highest mountain in the world

Mount Everest – highest mountain in the world

 

2. K2, Baltoro Karakoram – The second highest mountain in the world and the only one outside the Himalayas in the top 10 highest mountains, with a peak of 8,611 meters (28,251 ft). Located on the border between Pakistan and China.

K2 Mountain. Second highest in the world

K2 Mountain. Second highest in the world

 

3. Kangchenjunga, Himalaya – peak of 8,586 meters (28,169 ft) on the border between Nepal and India

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Kanchenjunga Mountain

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Kanchenjunga Mountain

 

4. Lhotse, Himalaya – 8,516 meters (27,940 ft) on the border of China and Nepal

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Lhotse

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Lhotse

5. Makalu, Himalaya – 8,485 meters (27,838 ft) on the border between Nepal and China

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Makalu

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Makalu

 

6. Cho Oyu, Himalaya – 8,188 meters (26,864 ft) on the border of Tibet and Nepal

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Cho Oyu

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Cho Oyu

7. Dhaulagiri I, Himalaya – 8,167 meters (26,795 ft) located in Nepal. It was first climbed on May 13, 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian/Nepali expedition.

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Dhaulagiri, view from Ramrekha

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Dhaulagiri, view from Ramrekha

 

8. Manaslu, Himalya – 8,163 meters (26,781 ft) located in Nepal. Was first climbed on May 9, 1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of a Japanese expedition.

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Manaslu, Himalya, at sunrise

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Manaslu, Himalya, at sunrise

 

9. Nanga Parbat, Himalaya – 8,126 meters (26,660 ft) located in Pakistan. The Islamic name for the peak is Diamir and means “king of the mountains”. Along with K2, it has never been climbed in winter

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Nanga Parbat, Himalaya

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Nanga Parbat, Himalaya

 

10. Annapurna I, Himalaya – 8,091 meters (26,545 ft) – located in Nepal

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Annapurna I, Himalaya

10 Highest Mountains In The World: Annapurna I, Himalaya

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