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Highest Mountains of The World

Updated on February 22, 2016
Mount Everest
Mount Everest

14 Highest Mountains on Earth

Interestingly all the 14 highest peaks of the world are in Asia and that too in the South-eastern region. All these 14 highest mountains are higher than 8000m. Most of the highest peaks below 8000m are also in Asia.


1) Mount Everest
Elevation: 29,035 feet (8,850 meters)


2) K2
Elevation: 28,253 feet (8,612 meters)


3) Kangchenjunga
Elevation: 28,169 feet (8,586 meters)


4) Lhotse
Elevation: 27,890 feet 8,501 meters)


5) Makalu
Elevation: 27,765 feet (8,462 meters)


6) Cho Oyu
Elevation: 27,765 feet (8,201 meters)


7) Dhaulagiri
Elevation: 26,794 feet (8,167 meters)


8) Manaslu
Elevation: 26,758 feet (8,156 meters)


9) Nanga Parbat
Elevation: 26,658 feet (8,125 meters)


10) Annapurna
Elevation: 26,545 feet (8,091 meters)


11)Gasherbrum I (also known as the K5)
Elevation: 26,470 feet (8,068 meters)


12) Broad Peak (also known as K3)
Elevation: 26,400 feet (8,047 meters)


13) Gasherbrum II (also known as K4)
Elevation: 26,360 feet (8,035 meters)


14) Shishapangma
Elevation: 26,289 feet (8,013 meters)

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    • Ultimate Hubber profile imageAUTHOR

      Ultimate Hubber 

      7 years ago

      Oh yea EagleKiwi!You kiwis like adventures. Don't you?

    • Ultimate Hubber profile imageAUTHOR

      Ultimate Hubber 

      7 years ago

      Hey Qudsia, that was hilarious. LOL!!

    • QudsiaP1 profile image

      QudsiaP1 

      7 years ago

      It would be funny if after conquering Everest and reaching on top you look down to enjoy the view and realise that you suffer from a Batophobia.

    • Eaglekiwi profile image

      Eaglekiwi 

      9 years ago from -Oceania

      As a Kiwi I really enjoyed this hub. Thankyou.

    • Ultimate Hubber profile imageAUTHOR

      Ultimate Hubber 

      9 years ago

      Wow Dame... that would be cool... But leave these 14 peaks alone... They are too dangerous.

    • Dame Scribe profile image

      Dame Scribe 

      9 years ago from Canada

      Would love to rent a cabin atop a mountain, lol. The vista would be unimagineable especially the stars! :) great info!

    • Ultimate Hubber profile imageAUTHOR

      Ultimate Hubber 

      9 years ago

      Yea expeditions are always interesting to watch.

    • Jodi Hoeksel profile image

      Jodi Hoeksel 

      9 years ago

      I just love to watch the expeditions going up Everest and K2! It is amazing the people that dare tempt such altitudes! Thanks for putting this together!

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