The highest mountain in the world is Mount Everest with an altitude of 8848.86 meters. How about the ranking of the top 10 mountains on the earth? Each of the top ten highest peaks in the world has an altitude of more than 8000 meters. Except for Everest, the second highest peak in the world is Chogory Peak with an altitude of 8611 meters, the third is Ganchengjia Peak with an altitude of 8586 meters, the fourth is Luozi Peak with an altitude of 8516 meters, and the fifth is Makaru Peak with an altitude of 8463 meters. The following is a list of the highest mountains in the world.
- Everest World Biosphere National Nature Reserve
Mount Everest, the main peak of the Himalayas, is known as the world's highest peak with a height of 8848.86 meters. Everest is located on the border between China and Nepal, in the north in Dingri County, Shigatse City, Tibet Autonomous Region of China, and in the south in Nepal. It is the highest peak in China and the world. It is also the center of China's Everest Nature Reserve and Nepal National Park, which span four counties. Everest is covered with snow all year round. The mountain is in the shape of a huge pyramid, with a huge glacier, up to 26 kilometers long, and the Rongbu Temple, the highest temple in the world, is also under the mountain.
- Chogory Peak
Chogory Peak is located in the middle section of the Karakoram Mountains, the border between China and Pakistan, the eastern part of which is in the Tashkurgan Autonomous County of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China, and the western part of which is in Pakistan. Chogory Peak is also known as K2 Peak. "K" refers to the Karakoram Mountains, and "2" refers to the second peak in the Karakoram Mountains to be investigated at that time. The height of Chogory Peak is second only to Everest, and it is the second highest peak in the world, with an altitude of 8611 meters. The top of the Chogory Peak is pyramid-shaped, with ice cliffs standing on the wall, and the mountain is steep. The steep slope is covered with the traces of avalanche chute. Its climbing difficulty is far higher than that of Mount Everest, so it has always ranked first in climbing with the probability of climbing death rate exceeding 27%.
- Gancheng Zhang Jiafeng
Kangchengjunga, also known as "Jincheng Zhangjia Peak" and "Kangzhang Zhongge Peak", is the third highest peak in the world at an altitude of 8586 meters. It is located at the border between Nepal and India in the middle of the Himalayas, and is also the easternmost of the 14 8000 meters high peaks in the world. From any point of view, Gancheng Zhangjia has a wide and huge mountain, a huge mountain composed of four different peaks. On May 25, 1955, four members of the British mountaineering team, G. Band, N. Hardy, J. Brown and T. Streiser, reached the summit for the first time. In the 1960s, Indian director Satyajit Rai made the film Gancheng Zhangjia Peak.
Luozi Peak, known as Lhotse in English, is 8516 meters above sea level. Its geographical coordinates are 27 ° 96 'N and 86 ° 93' E. It belongs to the Himalayas and is the fourth highest peak in the world. Luozi Peak in Tibetan means "the mountain in the south", because it is located 3 kilometers south of Mount Everest. There is a depression between the two peaks, which is commonly known as "the south depression", and Zhangzi Peak is in the north. Tibetan also calls Luozifeng "Dingjie Xiesang Ma", which means "green and beautiful fairy". It is bounded by the north ridge and the southeast ridge of Luozi Peak. Its east side is in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, and its west side is the Kingdom of Nepal.
- Makaru Peak
Makaru Peak, 8463 meters above sea level, is located in the middle section of the Himalayas, 87 ° 06 'E and 27 ° 54' N, and is the fifth highest peak in the world. Makaru, which means "black giant peak" in Tibetan, describes its black rock exposed under strong winds. It is 24 kilometers away from Mount Everest in the northwest direction, bounded by the north-southeast ridge, with the north side in Tibet, China, and the south side in Nepal. The peaks are covered with thick ice and snow all year round, and huge glaciers are distributed in the slopes and valleys. There are many huge ice cracks like abyss on the glaciers, and ice avalanches and avalanches are very frequent. In 1955, nine members of the French mountaineering team reached the summit for the first time.
- Zhuo Aoyoufeng
With an altitude of 8201 meters, Zhuo Ao You Peak is the sixth highest peak in the world. It is located on the China-Nepal border at 86 ° 39 ′ 43 ″ E and 28 ° 07 ′ 37 ″ N, bounded by the northeast - southwest ridge, with the north side in Tibet, China, and the south side in Nepal. "Zhuo Aoyou" means "great respect for teachers" in Tibetan. The mountain is majestic and stands in the middle of the Himalayas, about 30 kilometers away from Mount Everest in the east. There are five main ridges of Zhuoyou Peak. The peak body is covered with snow all year round. There are many snow peaks around it, which are very spectacular.
The Dorajiri Peak is located in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal in the middle part of the Himalayas. It is 83 ° 29 ′ 43 ″ E and 28 ° 41 ′ 46 ″ N, with an altitude of 8167 meters. It is the seventh highest peak in the world. "Daolajili" means "white mountain". It is about 300 kilometers away from Mount Everest in the east. It is also known as "Devil's Peak" because of its dangerous terrain. It is about 300 kilometers away from Mount Everest in the east, because it is one of the most difficult peaks to reach. The "Mysterious Valley" of Dorajiri is a hiking route around the mountain, which is also a difficult road at high altitude.
- Manasru Peak
Manasru Peak is also known as Manasru I Peak, and Tibetan people call it Kutangge Peak or Kutangshan, which means a flat place to describe its broad top. Its English name is Manasulu, which is called "Bangjie" by Nepalese, meaning "stacked decorations" and regarded as a holy mountain. With an altitude of 8163 meters, it is located in Nepal in the middle of the Himalayas. It is the eighth highest peak in the world. Manasru Peak is located in Nepal in the middle of the Himalayas, 30 miles from Annapurna Peak in the west. 84 ° 33 ′ E and 28 ° 33 ′ N.
- Nanja Palbat Peak
Nanga Palbat, 8125 meters above sea level, is the ninth highest peak in the world. Nanga Palbat is composed of five snow peaks. In addition to the main peak, the north shoulder peak is 8070 meters and the south shoulder peak is 8042 meters. The Pakistan-controlled Kashmir region in the western part of the Himalayas is located in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and the northwest of the South Asian subcontinent. To the south of the mountain is the largest rock wall in the world - Rupal Rock, which is 15000 feet long. Its first attempt was to reach the top along a narrow ridge line. Such a complex climbing route makes the climbing death rate extremely high, which is called "killer peak".
- Annapurna Peak
Annapurna Peak, or translated as Annapurna Peak, is also called Kutang Peak. The mountain is located in the kingdom of Nepal in the Himalayas. It is 83 ° 49 ′ 20 ″ E and 28 ° 35 ′ 43 ″ N, with an altitude of 8091 meters. It is the tenth highest peak in the world. On June 3, 1950, M. Elzo and L. Rushnall of the French mountaineering team reached the summit for the first time. This is also the first time that human beings have reached the summit of a peak above 8000 meters. Annapurana has the meaning of grain supplier or harvest god in the local language, so Annapurana Peak is also known as Big Grain Valley.