World's Tallest Mountains
Highest mountains in the world ranked by elevation
Mount Everest      8,848 meters (29,028 feet)
Mount Everest is the world's highest mountain, with a peak at above sea level. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. The international boundary runs across the precise summit point
K2      8,611 metres (28,251 feet)
K2 is the second-highest mountain on Earth, after Mount Everest
Kangchenjunga      8,586 metres (28,169 feet)
Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain of the world with an elevation of and located along the India-Nepal border in the Himalayas.Kangchenjunga is also the name of the section of the Himalayas and means "The Five Treasures of Snows", as it contains five peaks, four of them over
Lhotse      8,516 metres (27,939 feet)
Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain on Earth and is connected to Everest via the South Col. In addition to the main summit at 8,516 metres above sea level, Lhotse Middle is and Lhotse Shar is
Makalu      8,462 metres (27,765 feet)
Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world at and is located southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China
Cho Oyu      8,201 metres (26,906 feet)
Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world at above sea level. Cho Oyu lies in the Himalayas and is 20 km west of Mount Everest, at the border between China and Nepal
Dhaulagiri      8,167 metres (26,794 feet)
Dhaulagiri is Earth's seventh highest mountain at ; one of fourteen over eight thousand metres. Dhaulagiri was first climbed May 13, 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian expedition.
Manaslu      8,156 metres (26,758 feet)
Manaslu , also known as Kutang) is the eighth highest mountain in the world, and is located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. Its name, which means "Mountain of the Spirit", comes from the Sanskrit word Manasa, meaning "intellect" or "soul"
Nanga Parbat      8,125 metres (26,658 feet)
Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain on Earth, the second highest mountain in Pakistan and among the eight-thousanders with a summit elevation of 8,126 meters
Annapurna      8,091 metres (26,545 feet)
Annapurna is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes Annapurna I, thirteen additional peaks over and 16 more over .