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Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World

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


RankMountainHeightCountryRangeFirst Ascent
1.Mount Everest8,848Nepal/TibetMahalangur Himalaya1953
2.K28,611PakistanBaltoro Karakoram1954
3.Kangchenjunga8,586Nepal/IndiaKangchenjunga Himalaya1955
4.Lhotse8,516NepalMahalangur –1956
5.Makalu8,485Nepal/Tibet1955
6.Cho Oyu8,1881954
7.Dhaulagiri8,167NepalDhaulagiri Himalaya1960
8.Manaslu8,163Manaslu –1956
9.Nanga Parbat8,126PakistanNanga Parbat –1953
10.Annapurna8,091NepalAnnapurna –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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