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Top 10 List of highest mountains on Earth

There are at least 109 mountains on Earth with elevations greater than 7,200 metres (23,622 ft) above sea level. The vast majority of these mountains are located on the edge of the Indian and Eurasian continental plates. Only those summits are included that, by an objective measure, may be considered individual mountains as opposed to subsidiary peaks.

Rk. Mountain Height Prominence
(m)
Range Coordinates Parent mountain
First ascent Ascents
(& failed attempts)
before 2004
Country
(disputed claims in italics)
m. ft.
1 Mount Everest /
Sagarmatha /
Chomolungma
8,848 29,029 8,848 Mahalangur Himalaya 27°59′17″N 86°55′31″E none 1953 145 (121)
  • Nepal
  • China
2 K2 8,611 28,251 4,020 Baltoro Karakoram 35°52′53″N 76°30′48″E Mount Everest 1954 45 (44)
  • Pakistan
  • China

 

3 Kangchenjunga 8,586 28,169 3,922 Kangchenjunga Himalaya 27°42′12″N 88°08′51″E * Mount Everest 1955 38 (24)
  • Nepal
  • India
4 Lhotse 8,516 27,940 610 Mahalangur Himalaya 27°57′42″N 86°55′59″E Mount Everest 1956 26 (26)
  • Nepal
  • China
5 Makalu 8,485 27,838 2,378 Mahalangur Himalaya 27°53′23″N 87°05′20″E Mount Everest 1955 45
  • Nepal
  • China
6 Cho Oyu 8,188 26,864 2,340 Mahalangur Himalaya 28°05′39″N 86°39′39″E Mount Everest 1954 79 (28)
  • Nepal
  • China
7 Dhaulagiri I 8,167 26,795 3,357 Dhaulagiri Himalaya 28°41′48″N 83°29′35″E K2 1960 51 (39) Nepal
8 Manaslu 8,163 26,781 3,092 Manaslu Himalaya 28°33′00″N 84°33′35″E Cho Oyu 1956 49 (45) Nepal
9 Nanga Parbat 8,126 26,660 4,608 Nanga Parbat Himalaya 35°14′14″N 74°35′21″E Dhaulagiri 1953 52 (67) Pakistan
10 Annapurna I 8,091 26,545 2,984 Annapurna Himalaya 28°35′44″N 83°49′13″E Cho Oyu 1950 36 (47) Nepal

 

Source: Wikipedia

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