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Here are top 5 highest peaks in world


1- Mount Everest

Mount Everest is the worlds highest mountain, at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level and the 5th tallest mountain measured from the centre of the Earth. It is located on the borders between Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal, Tibet, China and is a part of the Himalayan Mountain Range. Although it is among the top 5 highest peaks and attracts many climbers of both advanced and limited climbing skill, it is one of the easiest mountains to climb.

Top 5 highest peaks
Mt. Everest

2- K2

K2 is the worlds second-highest mountain. It is located on the border between Baltistan, in the Gilgit–Baltistan region, Pakistan, and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China. With a peak of 28,251 feet, K2 is the highest point of the Karakoram Range and the highest point in Pakistan. K2 is known as the “Savage Mountain” due to the difficulty of ascent and the second-highest fatality rate among the “eight thousanders” for those who climb it. For every four people who have reached the summit, one has died trying.

3- Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain on the Earth with an elevation of 28,169 ft. Mount Kanchenjunga rises about 20 km south of the general alignment of the Great Himalayan range, and is located on the boundary between Nepal and Sikkim, India.

Kangchenjunga is the highest peak in India, and is also the name of the surrounding section of Himalayas and means “The Five Treasures of Snows”, as it contains five peaks. The treasures represent five repositories of God, which are gold, silver, gems, grain, and holy books.

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4- Lhotse

Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world and is connected to Mt. Everest via the South Col. Lhotse means “South Peak” in Tibetan. In addition to the main summit at 27,940 ft above sea level, Lhotse Middle (East) is 27,605 ft and Lhotse Shar is 27,503 ft. It is located at the borders between Tibet (China) and the Khumbu region of Nepal.

Top 5 highest peaks
Lhotse

5- Makalu

Makalu is the fifth highest mountain on the Earth at 27,825 ft and is located 19 km southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China. It is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid.

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