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Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World

It is not easy to measure the actual height of a mountain with the précised accuracy. The measure is estimated on the basis of its topographic location and time it takes to climb it up. With the passage of time, the global warming has given rise to the melting of glaciers and as a result various mountains have lost their natural heights. In addition to this, the construction of roads and highways by cutting the mountains is another aspect which leads it loss the actual height. Still the natural look of a mountain is not possible to destroy, nor is it possible for the human beings to completely remove it from the face of the earth. Here is the list of top 10 highest mountains in the world.

10. Mount Kinabalu – Malaysia (4,095 m)

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Mount Kinabalu is a remarkable and truly beautiful mountain of the island of Borneo, Southeast Asia. It is basically present in the eastern Malaysia and is one of the ancient and high mountains in the world. The spectacular beauty of this 4,095 meters high mountain range is not to be missed when you are residing in Malaysia.

9. Bogda Peak – China (5,445 m)

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Bogda Peak is an interesting tourist and an amazingly high mountain present in the Bogda Shan Ranges of eastern Tien Shan. It is one of the best and must see points of Changji, China. The estimated height of the mountain is 5,445 meters.

8. Mount Damāvand – Persian (5,610 m)

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This potentially active volcano mountain is situated in Iran. It tracks its history back from the times of Persian Mythology and Folklores. It is merely present in the middle of AlborzRanges and has a height of 6700 meters.

7. Chimborazo – Ecuador (6,268 m)

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Chimborazo came to the notice of the people in 550 AD, this we can confidently name this 6,268 meters high mountain to be an ancient piece of natural beauty. Its peak elevation is quite high and is never easy to be climbed by all the experts.

6. Jengish Chokusu – China (7,439 m)

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Jengish Chokusu is the third high mountain of the world and the first in Tian Shan Mountain Ranges. It is even high and beautiful than BogdaPeak with an estimated height of 7400 meters. This mountain is present on the border line of Kyrgyzstan and China.

5. Nanga Parbat – Pakistan (8,126 m)

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Nanga Parbat is situated in the western anchor of Himalayas, Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. So we can say that this NakedMountain is the second highest mountain of Pakistan and a prominent tourist point. Its estimated height is 8,126 meters.

4. Cho Oyu – China (8,201 m)

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Cho Oyu is an extremely beautiful mountain of Himalaya which adjoins the border lines of Nepal and China. Its spectacular natural beauty and structure grasp the eyes of the tourists from all parts of the world. This mountain is about 8,201 meters high.

3. Kangchenjunga – Nepal (8,586 m)

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Nepal is a country of amazing natural beauties, gardens, parks, green lands, mountains and waterfalls. In this much fun making tourist points of Nepal, Kangchenjunga mountain has its different and distinctive place. This mountain is 8,586 meters high and was first noticed in 1955.

2. K2 Mountain – Pakistan and China (8,611 m)

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K2 is not only a high mountain but also a favorite point for the tourists to come and stay there time. It is situated on the border line of Pakistan and China. The area surrounding the mountain is green and rich in natural beauty. The estimated length of K2 is 8,611 meters and this is one of the mountains which is restricted to climb during winter season due to security and protection purposes.

1. Mount Everest – Nepal (8,848 m)

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Mount Everest is the most famous and top ranked mountain in the list of top 10 highest mountains in the world. It is situated on the border line of Nepal and Tibet Mahalangur Himalaya. This mountain was first discovered in 1953 and has an approximate height of 8,848 meters.


  1. The pictures bear no relation to the mountains mentioned in the text.

  2. This is not the exact data.
    The followings are the top ten mountains in the world:

    Mount Everest (Nepal) 8848m
    Mount K2 (Pakistan) 8611m
    kanchanjunga (Nepal) 8586
    Lhotse (Nepal) 8516
    Makalu (Nepal) 8485
    Cho Oyu (Nepal) 8188
    Dhaulagiri I (Nepal) 8167
    Manaslu (Nepal) 8163
    Nanga Parbat (Pakistan) 8126
    annapurna I (Nepal) 8091

  3. euroa imaista pelirahaa

    It’s remarkable to pay a quick visit this website and reading the views of all tour places to visit. I wish to visit all of these highest mountains.