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FYI: World’s tallest mountains

1) Mount Everest, “Mother Goddess”, Himalayas, Nepal/Tibet- 8,848m (29,029ft) above sea level



2)

 K2, the “Savage Mountain”, Pakistan/China- 8,611m (28,251ft)

3)

Kangchenjunga, the “Five Treasures of the High Snow”, Between Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim- 8,586m (29,169ft)

4)

Lhotse, “South Peak”, Between Tibet and the Khumbu region of Nepal- 8,516m (27,940ft)

5)

Makalu, “Big Black”, Nepal/China- 8,481m (27,825ft)

6)

Cho Oyu, the “Turquoise Goddess”, Stands on Tibet-Nepal border0- 8,201m (26,906ft)

7)

Dhaulagiri, the “White Mountain”, North of central Nepal- 8,167m (26,795ft)

8)

Manaslu, “Mountain of the Spirit”, West-central Nepal- 8,163m (26,781ft)