Top 10 Tallest Mountain in the world

Tuesday, October 16th 2012. | Tallest


This is a list of top 10 tallest mountains in the world.
But before listening to further note that the mountains which entered the top 10 list of the highest still in the group of Himalayan Mountains are located in 4 countries, namely Nepal, India, Tibet and China. Here is a list of top 10 tallest mountain in the world.

10. Annapurna, Himalayan Mountains, Nepal, 26.545 ft / 8.091 m.

Annapurna

Annapurna

9. Nanga Parbat, Himalaya Mountains, Pakistan, 26.660 ft / 8.125 m

Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat

8. Manaslu I, Himalayan, Nepal, 26.781 ft / 8.163 m

Manaslu

Manaslu

7. Dhaulagiri, Himalayan Mountains, Nepal, 26.795 ft / 8.167 m

Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri

6. Cho Oyu, Himalayas, Nepal / Tibet, 26.906 ft / 8.201 m

Cho Oyu

Cho Oyu

5. Makalu I, Himalayas, Nepal / Tibet, 27.766 ft / 8.463 m

Makalu I

Makalu I

4. Lhotse I, Himalayas, Nepal / Tibet, 27.940 ft / 8.516 m

Lhotse I

Lhotse I

3. Kangchenjunga, the Himalayas, India / Nepal, 28.169 ft / 8.586 m

Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga (Nepali: Kanchanjaŋghā) SewaLungma (Limbu) is the 3rd highest mountain in the world after Mount Everest and Chogori) with a height of 8586 meters (28,169 feet). The mountain also is the 2nd highest mountain in Nepal. Kangchenjunga means “Five Treasure Snow, because it consists of five peaks, four of which reached more than 8450 meters. The treasure symbolizes five objects which belong to the God. The symbol is gold, silver, gems, grain and scripture. Kangchenjunga is also called Sewalungma in Limbu language and consecrated in religious tradition Kirant. Three of the five peaks (main, central, and southern) limit the region of North Sikkim district of Sikkim, India and Taplejung District of Nepal, and 2 others were diDistrik Taplejung. In addition, this region was also used as Kangchenjunga Conservation Area Project by the World Wildlife Fund, the Red Panda protect wildlife, birds, and plants typical of Nepal. India also has a section of protected areas within the National Park Khangchendzonga.

2. K2 (Godwin Austen) Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan / China, 28.250 ft / 8.611 m

K2

K2

K2 is the 2nd highest mountain in the world. Located in the Karakoram from the Himalayas between Pakistan and the People’s Republic of China; is a national mountain in Pakistan. This high mountain reaches 8.611 meters (28.251 feet). Perhaps, this is more difficult mountain to climb than Mount Everest because of bad weather conditions. K2 is also higher in the surrounding area when compared to Everest. K2 is dubbed the “Mountains Cruel” because of this. In 2004, only 246 people who managed to climb to the top. At least 56 people died while trying to climb it. Unofficial name for K2 is Mount Godwin Austen, is named after the man who first climbed it. In addition, this mountain is also named Qogir (Chogori), Lamba Pahar, Dapsang, Kechu, Ketu and various other names.

1. Everest, Himalayas, Nepal / Tibet, 29.035 ft / 8.850 m

Everest

Everest

Mount Everest (English: Mount Everest) is the world’s tallest mountain (when measured from sea level) Breaking point marks the boundary between Nepal and Tibet and the peak is in Tibet. In Nepal, the mountain is called Sagarmatha and in Tibetan Chomolangma or Qomolangma (“Mother of the Universe”). This mountain gets their English name from the name of Sir George Everest. This name was given by Sir Andrew Waugh, the surveyor-general British India, and the successor of Everest. Everest is one of the Seven Summits of the world. In this mountain is the tallest mountain in the world.


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