Category: 10 Highest Mountains

K2 (Godwin Austen)

K2 (Godwin Austen, Chhogori, Chogri Peak, چھوغوری) K2 is a majestic mountain located in the Karakoram range on the border between Pakistan and China. It is the second-highest peak in the world, standing tall at 28,251 feet, and is considered one of the toughest mountains to climb. K2 is also known as Mount Godwin-Austen, named …

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Where is Mount Everest?

Have you ever wondered where exactly the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest, is located? Well, prepare to have your curiosity satisfied as we embark on a journey to unveil the mysteries surrounding the exact location of this majestic peak. Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, Mount Everest stands as a testament to the marvels …

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Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga Kangchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, sits majestically in the Himalayas, straddling the borders of Nepal and India’s northeastern state of Sikkim. It is a mountain of immense beauty and grandeur, rising to an astonishing height of 8,586 meters (28,169 feet). The name Kangchenjunga translates to ‘The Five Treasures of Snows’, referring …

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Annapurna

Annapurna (अन्नपूर्णा) “Annapurna, to which we had gone empty handed, was a treasure on which we should live the rest of our days. With this realization we turn the page: a new life begins. There are other Annapurnas in the lives of men.” -Maurice Herzog, first ascender of Annapurna I Annapurna, one of the most …

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Manaslu

Manaslu (मनास्लु, Kutang) Manaslu, also known as Kutang, is the eighth highest peak in the world, located in the Mansiri Himal range in the west-central part of Nepal. Rising to a staggering height of 8,163 meters (26,781 feet), Manaslu is a prominent feature in the Nepalese landscape. Its name, derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Manasa’ …

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Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri (धौलागिरी) Dhaulagiri, a stunningly majestic peak in the Nepalese Himalayas, holds a significant position in the world of mountaineering and adventure. It is the seventh highest mountain globally, reaching an elevation of 8,167 meters (26,795 feet). The name ‘Dhaulagiri’ is derived from Sanskrit words ‘Dhavala,’ which means dazzling, white, beautiful, and ‘Giri,’ which translates …

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Cho Oyu

Cho Oyu (चोयु, ཇོ་བོ་དབུ་ཡ) Cho Oyu, famously known as the Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan, is one of the most prominent peaks in the Himalayas. Situated about 20 km west of Mount Everest and straddling the border between Nepal and Tibet, it forms part of the Mahalangur Himal. The mountain stands as the sixth highest peak …

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Makalu

Makalu Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world, is a majestic peak that straddles the border between Nepal and China. Located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, Makalu is renowned for its striking pyramid-like shape and its four sharp ridges. It is considered one of the most challenging mountains to climb due to …

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Lhotse

Lhotse (ལྷོ་རྩེ) Lhotse, the fourth highest mountain in the world, looms majestically over the landscape of Tibet and Nepal. Its name translates as ‘South Peak’ in Tibetan and it is part of the Mahalangur Himalaya range, which also includes Mount Everest. Towering at an impressive height of 8,516 meters (27,940 feet), it is one of …

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Mount Everest

Mount Everest (Sagarmatha, Chomolungma) “My mind is in a state of constant rebellion. I believe that will always be so.” -George Mallory, climber in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the 1920’s Mount Everest, standing proudly at an elevation of 8,848.86 meters above sea level, undeniably earns its title as the highest …

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