The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

Articles Aug 25, 2019 11:11

In the list of the 10 highest mountains in the world, there are many names that most of you will find very strange, but they do have such a terrible height that they just lost to Everest a few hundred meters.

Located in the Himalayas, Mount Everres is the highest mountain in the world with the height of 8848m from sea level. Everyone knows this fact, but few knows that there are mountains that are almost as tall as Mount Everres. They are concentrated in Asia and are all over 8000m tall.

The highest mountains in the world

1.Everest (8,848 m)

Topping the list of "rooftops" in the world at an altitude of 8,848 m, Everest is a mountain in the Himalayas, between Nepal and Tibet border. The average temperature in the mountain is -19 degrees Celsius in the summer and -36 degrees Celsius in the winter. Despite having extremely harsh weather and geographical conditions, the world's tallest mountain still attracts tourists all over the world.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

2. K2 (8,611 m)

Ranked second on the list is K2, a mountain belonging to the Karakoram mountain range, located at the border of Pakistan and China, with a height of 8,611 m. K2 is also dubbed the "Wild Mountain" because the journey to conquer this mountain is very fierce with a high mortality rate - only 1 out of every 4 people succeed in reaching its top.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

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3. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m)

At 8586m, Kanchenjunga, also known as Kachendzonga, is located on the border between India and Nepal with 5 peaks, covered with white snow. Not only the third highest of the 10 highest mountains in the world, the Kanchenjunga also has a great spiritual significance for the people of Sikkim and Darjeeling in the neighborhood.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

4. Lhotse (8,516 m)

Possessing a height of 8516m above sea level, Lhotse lies between the border between Tibet and the Khumbu region of Nepal, as well as other mountains with a height of over 8000m, this mountain is not easy to conquer. According to statistics in 2008, there were 371 people who successfully explored this mountain, but there were also 20 people who lost their lives on the journey to conquer Lhotse.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

5. Makalu (8,485 m)

Situated between the border of Nepal and China with an altitude of 8485m, belonging to the majestic Himalayas, Makalu is a fairly isolated mountain peak. Climbers often organize conquering this mountain in the spring and autumn. Winter when heavy snow is very dangerous and almost no one wants to die when conquering Makalu in this weather.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

6. Cho Oyu (8,188 m)

The mountain ranks 6th in the top 10 highest mountains in the world called Cho Oyu, owns 8188m altitude located on the border between Tibet and Nepal. Herbert Tichy and his companions were the first people to successfully conquer Cho Oyu peak in 1954, since then there have been many trekking groups organizing trekking tourism on this mountain.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

7. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m)

With an altitude of 8167m, Mount Dhaulagiril is located in the territory of Nepal, more than 50 people were killed when conquering the mountain. The name of the mountain in Sanskrit also means brilliant, gorgeous, white. To trekking Dhaulagiril is not easy even though it is only the 7th highest mountain in the world because of difficult terrain and very harsh weather.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

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8. Manaslu (8,163 m)

This is the most frequent mountain snowfall and that is why it is 8163m high, ranked 8th in the world but is known as the mountain of death because of the possibility of an accident at any time for those climber. However, in terms of terrain compared to other mountains in the top 10 highest mountains in the world, Malaslu seems easier, but the challenges along the way are the cause of the deaths for climbers. Located on the territory of Nepal in the Himalayas, Malaslu is like a peak that adorns the majestic beauty of Asia's highest mountain range, as well as the world.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

9. Nanga Parbat (8,125 m)

With an altitude of 8125m, located in Pakistan, Nang Parbat, also known as "The Devil's Mountain", once made many tourists and climbers terrified when so many people were buried in the snow after landslides and storms. snow. On the way to conquer Nang Parbat, there are many cliffs which are considered to be the highest in the world, avalanches can happen at any time and this is a very escape accident if unfortunately encountered during climbing.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

10. Annapurna I (8,091 m)

Although it is only the 10th peak on this list, Annapurna is the most dangerous peak. At 8091m altitude in the Himalayas, located in Nepal is a chain of 6 tops with extremely rugged terrain. Arlene Blum is the leader of the American expedition that successfully conquered this mountain for the first time. So far, more than 50 people have died when trying to conquer Annapurna - the most dangerous mountain among the 10 highest mountains in the world.

The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level

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Source: luhanhvietnam.com.vn

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