7 Highest Mountains In The World – Tallest Mountain

7 Highest Mountains In The World

Almost Everyone like nature and beautiful places. Some peoples like flowerers gardens, sea rivers and some are like mountains they want to climb on the mountain. These are seven tallest mountain measured by sea level. Some mountain peaks are not so clear.

7) Dhaulagiri:


The Dhaulagiri is world seventh highest mountain, Its height is  8,167 meters and 26,795 ft above sea level. It’s located on 120 km (70 mi) from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri. The name of a mountain in Nepali comes from Sanskrit. Which means beautiful mountain. It can also be located from India. Dhaulagiri I reconnoitered by a French expedition led by Maurice Herzog in 1950. In 1959 Australian team led by Fritz Moravec make the first attempt from the northeast ridge. Other famous peaks in Dhaulagiri Himalaya are Dhaulagiri II, Dhaulagiri III, Dhaulagiri IV and Dhaulagiri V.

6) Cho Oyu:


Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world with a height of 8,188 meters above sea level. It’s located in Nepal and China border. The meaning of Cho Oyu “Turquoise Goddess” in Tibetan. Mountain is west major peak section of the Mahalangur Himalaya 20 km west of Mount Everest. The mountain was the first attempt in  1952. The mountain was climbed from the northwest ridge on October 19, 1954, by Herbert Tichy, Joseph Jöchler and Sherpa Pasang Dawa Lama of an Austrian expedition.  Dutch climber Ronald Naar dies after becoming unwell at 8,000 m in 2011.

5) Makalu:


Makalu, the world’s fifth highest peak in the world rising to 27,765 feet (8,463 meters). Located just 14 miles east of Everest in the Khumbu region. The size and the shape of the mountain are just like perfect pyramid structure. With four sharp edges. It is actually a double peak. You think about it name its difficult because of its take from Sanskrit word Maha-Kala. There have been 206 successful ascents of Makalu. In 1954 American mountaineers led by W.Seyra climbed up to 7100 m via the Southern ridge that was the first attempt.

4) Lhotse:


Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world with a height of 8516m. The interesting thing is that it also located on the border of Tibet and Nepal. It’s located in the south of Mount Everest. It has three summits 1) Lhotse Main 8516m, 2) Lhotse Shar 8383m and the third one is Lhotse Middle or East 8413m. It was first climbed in 1956 as an alternative route towards the summit of Everest. Its first climbed in 1956 by Ernst Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger who were part of a Swiss expedition.

3) Kangchenjunga:


Kanchenjunga also Kangchenjunga or Kinchinjunga located on Kumbhkaran Lungur, world’s third highest mountain, with an elevation of 28,169 feet (8,586 meters). Located on the eastern Himalayas on the border between Sikkim state, northeastern India, and eastern Nepal, 46 miles (74 km) north-northwest of Darjiling, Sikkim. This highest mountain is part of  Great Himalaya Range. Some historical said its 445 million to 1 billion years old mountain. The mountain is cover all the years with heavy snow. The name of the mountain is taking from Tibetan origin, usually rendered Kang-chen-dzo-nga or Yang-chhen-dzö-nga and interpreted in Sikkim as the “Five Treasuries of the Great Snow. 

2) K2:


K2, also known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori. Its second highest mountain in the world, After Mount Everest, with a height of 8,611 meters (28,251 ft) above sea level. Located on China-Pakistan border between Baltistan. K2 is difficult mountain extreme difficulty of ascent. With around 300 successful summits and 77 fatalities. About one person died in every four who summit. It’s difficult to climb from China side so mostly climbed from Kashmir side. The parent mountain of K2 is Mount Everest.

1) Mount Everest:


Everest is 29,035 feet or 8848 meters high. World tallest mountain. It’s 60 million-year-old mountain. The wind blow over the 200 mph and the temperature are 80F. In 1802, the British launched what became known as the Great Trigonometrical Survey in order to map the Indian subcontinent. On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay completed the first confirmed ascent of Mount Everest. There are very few photos are without snow.

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