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Monday, June 18, 2012

Mountains: 14 Highest Mountains in the World

The 14 highest mountains in the world listed below are more than 8000 meters high above sea level. All of them are found in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges.

  • Nepal/Tibet


  1. Everest. 8,850m
  2. Lhotse. 8,516m
  3. Makalu. 8,463m
  4. Cho Oyou. 8,201m
  • Pakistan/China
  1. K2. 8,611m
  2. Gasherbrum I. 8,068m
  3. Broad Peak. 8,047m
  4. Gasherbrum II. 8,035m
  • Nepal/India
  1. Kangchenjunga. 8,586m
  • Nepal
  1. Dhaulagiri. 8,167m
  2. Manaslu. 8,163m
  3. Annapurna. 8,091m
  • Pakistan
  1. Nanga Parbat. 8,125m
  • Tibet
Shisha Pangma
  1. Shisha Pangma. 8,013m 
Did you know?
The first person who climbed all these 14 mountains was Reinhold Messner. It was on October 16, 1986 when he conquered the final peak. 

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