Pakistan

The highest mountains in the world

14 eight-thousanders of the world

Petr Liška
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The highest mountains in the world
Updated: 25.12.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

People have always been interested which is the highest mountain in their neighborhood, in their country or even around the world. This list describes the world's highest mountains, calculated from the sea level. This is only 14 eight-thousanders of the world located only in four countries: China (Tibet), Nepal, Pakistan and India

1.
Mount Everest

The highest mountain in the world

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 848 m / 29 029 ft

World's highest mountain Mount Everest lies on the border between Nepal and Tibet (China). The most beautiful… continue reading

2.
K2

Mountain - killer

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 611 m / 28 251 ft

K2 (8 611m asl) is the second highest mountain in the world. Is located in the heart of Karakoram on Pakistan… continue reading

3.
Kangchenjunga

The third highest mountain in the world

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 586 m / 28 169 ft

Kangchenjunga (8,586 m asl) is not only the third highest mountain in the world, but also the highest… continue reading

4.
Lhotse

Three-peak giant

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 516 m / 27 940 ft

The fourth highest mountain in the world Lhotse lies next to Mount Everest separated only by high pass South… continue reading

5.
Makalu

Throne of the Gods

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 463 m / 27 766 ft

This stunning mountain is located on the border with Tibet in the eastern part of the country. Because it is… continue reading

6.
Cho Oyu

The easiest eight-thousander

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 201 m / 26 906 ft

Cho Oyu (8,201m above sea level) is the sixth highest mountain in the world. Occasionally the height is… continue reading

7.
Dhaulagiri

White mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 167 m / 26 795 ft

Dhaulagiri (8,167m) is the seventh highest mountain in the world. It is definitely one of the most… continue reading

8.
Manaslu

Eighth highest mountain of the world

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 163 m / 26 781 ft

Manaslu (8,163m asl) is the eighth highest mountain of the world and the second highest located in Nepal… continue reading

9.
Nanga Parbat

Naked mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 125 m / 26 657 ft

Monumental Nanga Parbat (8 125 m asl) is a mountain with a number of nteresting facts. With its massif ends… continue reading

10.
Annapurna I

First of the Eight-thousanders to be climbed

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 091 m / 26 545 ft

Annapurna 1 (8,091m above sea level) is up to the tenth highest mountain of the world, but one of the most… continue reading

11.
Gasherbrum I.

Hidden Peak K5

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 080 m / 26 509 ft

Gasherbrum I. (8,080m asl) is the eleventh highest mountain in the world. His nickname „Hidden peak“ was… continue reading

12.
Broad Peak

Monumental top

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 047 m / 26 401 ft

Broad peak is definitely not among the prettiest eight-thousander, but it certainly belongs among the most… continue reading

13.
Gasherbrum II.

K4

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 035 m / 26 362 ft

Gasherbrum II. (8,035 meters above sea level) is the 13th highest mountain in the world. The original name of… continue reading

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