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List of Highest Mountains on The Earth

A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak.A mountain is generally steeper than a hill. Mountains are formed through tectonic volcanism or forces .There are Few mountains on Earth with elevations greater than 23,622 ft (7,200 metres ) above sea level.The vast majority of these mountains are located on the edge of the Indian subcontinent and Tibet, with some peaks in Central Asia.

 highest mountains on Earth

01 Mount Everest

    » Height : 8,848m , 29,029ft
    » Range : Mahalangur Himalaya
    » Coordinates : 27°59′17″N, 86°55′31″E
    » First ascent : 1953
    » Country(With disputed claims in italics) : Nepal • China

Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmatha and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.The international border between China and Nepal runs across its summit point.

02 K2

    » Height : 8,611m , 28,251ft
    » Range : Baltoro Karakoram
    » Coordinates : 35°52′53″N, 76°30′48″E
    » First ascent : 1954

K2 also known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest (8,848 metres), at 8,611 metres (28,251 ft) above sea level.

03 Kangchenjunga

    » Height : 8,586m , 28,169ft
    » Range : Kangchenjunga Himalaya
    » Coordinates : 27°42′12″N, 88°08′51″E *
    » First ascent : 1955
    » Country(With disputed claims in italics) : Nepal • China

Kangchenjunga also spelled Kanchenjunga, is the third highest mountain in the world, and lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim, India.

04 Lhotse

    » Height : 8,516m , 27,940ft
    » Range : Mahalangur Himalaya
    » Coordinates : 27°57′42″N, 86°55′59″E
    » First ascent : 1956
    » Country(With disputed claims in italics) : Nepal • China

Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world at 8,516 metres (27,940 ft), after Mount Everest, K2, and Kangchenjunga.

05 Makalu

    » Height : 8,516m , 27,940ft
    » Range : Mahalangur Himalaya
    » Coordinates : 27°57′42″N, 86°55′59″E
    » First ascent : 1956
    » Country(With disputed claims in italics) : Nepal • China

Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,485 metres (27,838 ft).It is located in the Mahalangur Himalayas 19 km (12 mi) southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China.

06 Cho Oyu

    » Height : 8,188m , 26,864ft
    » Range : Mahalangur Himalaya
    » Coordinates : 28°05′39″N, 86°39′39″E
    » First ascent : 1954
    » Country(With disputed claims in italics) : Nepal • China

Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world at 8,188 metres (26,864 ft) above sea level.Cho Oyu means "Turquoise Goddess" in Tibetan.

07 Dhaulagiri

    » Height : 8,167m , 26,795ft
    » Range : Dhaulagiri Himalaya
    » Coordinates : 28°41′48″N, 83°29′35″E
    » First ascent : 1960
    » Country(With disputed claims in italics) : Nepal

The Dhaulagiri massif in Nepal extends 120 km (70 mi) from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri.

08 Manaslu

    » Height : 8,163m , 26,781ft
    » Range : Manaslu Himalaya
    » Coordinates : 28°33′00″N, 84°33′35″E
    » First ascent : 1956
    » Country(With disputed claims in italics) : Nepal

Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres (26,781 ft) above sea level.

09 Nanda Devi

    » Height : 7,816m , 25,643ft
    » Range : Garhwal Himalaya
    » Coordinates : 30°22′33″N, 79°58′15″E
    » First ascent : 1936
    » Country(With disputed claims in italics) : India

Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain in India, and the highest located entirely within the country.It is the 23rd-highest peak in the world. It was considered the highest mountain in the world before computations in 1808 proved Dhaulagiri to be higher.

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