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8 Highest Mountains in he World

Nanga Parbat

This mountain is popularly known as Damir by locals, which means king of the mountains. It can be found in Pakistan and is has never been climbed during the winter. Its summit at 8,126 meters above sea level makes it the ninth highest mountain on earth

Manaslu, Himalaya

Its name actually means mountain of the spirits, it is the 8th highest mountain in the world today at 8,163 meters above sea level. The mountain which is located in Nepal was first climbed in May 9, 1956 by members of Japanese expedition

Dhaulagiri , Himalaya

Upon its discovery in 1880, this mountain was thought to be the world’s highest mountain displacing Chimborazo in Ecuador. The mountain stands over the great Kali Gandaki Valley, it height is 8,167 meters above sea level

Cho Oyu, Himalaya

At 8,188 meters above sea level, this mountain located on the border of Tibet and Nepal becomes the sixth highest in the world. Cho Oyu means Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan. On top of this mountain, your will experience a beautiful view of earth and you can even see Mount Everest

Makalu Himalaya

It is the fifth highest mountain at 8,485 meters located in the Mahalangur Himalayas 19 kilometers southeast of mouth Everest at the border between Nepal and china. The mountain was first summited on May 15, 1955

Lhotse, Himalaya

This is the fourth highest mountain in the world at 8,516 after Kangchenjunga which is the third at 8,586 above sea level. It is located on the border between Nepal and China. Some part of this mountain is connected to the latter peak via the south Col. Climbing this mountain is not easy, in fact no 8,000 and above mountain is easy

K2, Baltoro Karakoram

This is the second highest mountain in the world and also the only one outside the Himalayas in the top 8 highest mountains. With a peak of 8,622 meters above sea level, the mountain is located on the border between Pakistan and China

Mount Everest

The highest mountain in the world in Mount Everest at 8,848 meters above sea level; The china Nepal border runs across its summit point. It is almost impossible to climb this mountain up to the peak alone on the standard route.

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