Top 10 Biggest Mountains in the World

Below is a list of the ten biggest mountains in the world.

  1. Mount Everest 8,848.86 meters (29,031.7 feet)
    Located in the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and China (Tibet), Mount Everest is the tallest mountain on Earth.
  2. K2 (Mount Godwin-Austen) – 8,611 meters (28,251 feet)
    K2 is the second-highest mountain in the world and is situated on the border between Pakistan and China.
  3. Kangchenjunga – 8,586 meters (28,169 feet)
    Kangchenjunga is the third-highest mountain globally and is located on the border between Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim.
  4. Lhotse – 8,516 meters (27,940 feet)
    Lhotse is the fourth-highest mountain, and it is situated near Mount Everest, sharing the border between Nepal and Tibet.
  5. Makalu – 8,485 meters (27,838 feet)
    Makalu is the fifth-highest mountain and is located southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and Tibet.
  6. Cho Oyu – 8,188 meters (26,864 feet)
    Cho Oyu ranks as the sixth-highest mountain and is located on the Nepal-Tibet border.
  7. Dhaulagiri I – 8,167 meters (26,795 feet)
    Dhaulagiri I is the seventh-highest mountain and is situated in Nepal.
  8. Manaslu – 8,163 meters (26,781 feet)
    Manaslu is the eighth-highest mountain and is also located in Nepal.
  9. Nanga Parbat – 8,126 meters (26,660 feet)
    Nanga Parbat is the ninth-highest mountain and is situated in Pakistan.
  10. Annapurna I – 8,091 meters (26,545 feet)
    Annapurna I is the tenth-highest mountain and is located in Nepal.

Please note that mountain elevations can change over time due to various factors, including geological activity and glacial melting. It’s a good idea to check the latest measurements and information from reliable sources if you are planning any mountain-related activities.


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