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Top 10 most highest Mountains in the World

highest mountains in the worldHimalaya and Karakoram are the ranges of highest mountains in the world. And these are located in the Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, India and China. Nepal is known for the highest mountains. Mount Everest is the world tallest mountain located in Nepal. K2 is world 2nd in the list of tallest mountains and 1st of Karakoram Range between Pakistan and China. It’s the Pakistan’s highest peak, its height is 8611 meters. It is located in Gilgit Baltistan, northern Pakistan. There are many climbers, which take part and hick that mountain but there is no one who climbed to top in winter. Kangchenjunga is world 3rd giant peak located in India. It is very beautiful for hike. Lhotse is world fourth Tall Mountain which is located in Nepal. Lhotse means South peak. Lhotse is almost near the Mount Everest. Makalu is 5th highest, 19 km far from Mount Everest. Cho Oyu is world 6th high peak in Nepal. It is in the range of Himalaya. Its height is 8201 meters. It is very beautiful for hick but difficult. Dhaulagiri is world 7th tallest Mountain. Its height is 8167 meters. It was first climbed on 1960. It is in the range of Himalaya. April and May are best months for climbing on Dhaulagiri. List of world’s tallest mountains by country are given in a table.

Largest mountain ranges in the world

  • Andes (South America)
  • Great Escarpment (Africa)
  • Rocky Mountains (North America)
  • Transantarctic Mountains (Antarctica)
  • Great Dividing Range (Australia)
  • Himalayas (Asia)

Manaslu is world 8th high peak in the range of Himalaya. Its height is 8156 meters. In 1956 Manaslu was climbed for the first time. Nanga Parbat has 9th rank in list of highest mountains. It is very beautiful to Visit. There are many green fields and lakes. It is 2nd highest peak of Pakistan. It is located in the region of Gilgit Baltistan in northern areas. It is also called Deo Mir, Mir means mountain. It is never climbed in winter like K2. Annapurna is 10th High Mountain in the range of Himalaya located in central Nepali state. Annapurna means full of food. There are Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2 and Annapurna 3 in Range.

Top 10 most highest Mountains in the World

Rank Lastname Height (Meters) Location
1  Mount Everest  8850 Himalaya, Nepal
2  K2  8615 Karakoram, Pakistan
3 Kangchenjunga  8589 Himalaya, India
4 Lhotse  8518 Himalaya, Nepal
5 Makalu  8483   . . . . . . . . . . . .
6 Cho Oyu  8204   . . . . . . . . . . . .
7 Dhaulagiri  8170   . . . . . . . . . . . .
8 Lhotse  8159   . . . . . . . . . . . .
9 Nanga Parbat  8128 Himalaya, Pakistan
10 Annapurna  8094 Himalaya, Nepal

Q: Which is the most highest mountain in the world?

Mount Everest has the first rank in list of world’s tallest mountains by country. Its height is 8,848 meters located in Nepal in the range of Himalaya. Nepal and Pakistan are known for its highest mountains in the world climbers take part for that competition. There are also many peaks in Himalaya range in Nepal, Pakistan, India and China. 7 highest peaks are from Nepal in the list.

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