Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World



It is a little bit difficult to measure the height with such precise accuracy while dividing line among  a mountain with several  peaks therefore due to this problem another method to provide most accurate measurement is available which is called topographic prominence.. every year glaciers melt and produce lot of water in form of streams , this water is mostly useful and used for agricultural needs but sometimes huge melting of ice create lot of problems such as destruction, floods and blockage of roads and highways. below, a list is prepared of top ten highest mountains in the world.


List of Top 10 Highest Mountains in all over the World

Rank Mountain Height Country Range First Ascent
1. Mount Everest 8,848 Nepal/Tibet Mahalangur Himalaya 1953
2. K2 8,611 Pakistan Baltoro Karakoram 1954
3. Kangchenjunga 8,586 Nepal/India Kangchenjunga Himalaya 1955
4. Lhotse 8,516 Nepal Mahalangur – 1956
5. Makalu 8,485 Nepal/Tibet 1955
6. Cho Oyu 8,188 1954
7. Dhaulagiri 8,167 Nepal Dhaulagiri Himalaya 1960
8. Manaslu 8,163 Manaslu – 1956
9. Nanga Parbat 8,126 Pakistan Nanga Parbat – 1953
10. Annapurna 8,091 Nepal Annapurna – 1950


All the information is collected from different authentic and verified sources. except of all above mentioned mountains there are almost 99 more mountains having minimum 7200 meters height .



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