Friday, 11 November 2011

8 top highest mountains above 8000 meters

Mountain seems so secret and mysterious, high, tall, and covered by jungle or ice on the top. Seeing the World at the highest place, is an extra ordinary experience for those of you who was tried. And in the whole world , there are some mountains that being hunted to defeat they high limits. And do you know where are 8 top highest mountains above 8000 meters in the world ? well in this post, i would tell you 8 places in the world with highest place measuring from above the sea level.

Here they are The highest peak of mountains in above 8000 meters around the world

Everest is the highest mountain in the world, with an altitude of 8850 m measured from sea level. The mountain is located on the Nepal-Tibet border. Mount Everest is the highest mountain with enthusiasts from among the professional climber. The first ascent of this mountain by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 1953 and the first Recognized of fifteen routes to the top by 1996.
Elevation: 8850 m
The first peak achievers: May 29, 1953 by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

K2 is the second highest mountain in the world. Located in the Karakoram of the Himalayas between Pakistan and the People's Republic of China; a national mountain in Pakistan. This high mountain reaches 8.611 meters (28.251 feet). That said, the mountain is more difficult to climb than Mount Everest because the weather is bad. K2 is also higher in the surrounding area when compared to Everest. K2 is dubbed "Cruel Mountains" because of this. Unofficial name for K2 is Mount Godwin Austen, named after the name of the person who first climbed it
Elevation: 8611 m
Achievement of the first peak: 31 July 1954. Achille Compagnoni ,Lino Lacedelli

Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain of the world with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) 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 8,450 m (27,720 ft).
Elevation: 8586 m
Achievement of the first peak: May 25, 1955 Joe Brown and George Band

Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world. Its long east-west crest is located immediately south of Mount Everest, and the summits of the two mountains are connected by the South Col, a vertical ridge that never drops below 8,000 meters. Lhotse is sometimes mistakenly identified as the south peak of the Everest mass.
Elevation: 8545 m
Achievement of the first peak: 18 May 1956 by Fritz Luchsinger and Ernst Reiss

Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world and is located 22 km (14 miles) east of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China. One of the eight-thousanders, Makalu is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid. regarded as one of the most difficult mountain to climb in the world. The mountain is famous for its steep pitches and knife-edged back completely open to the elements.
Elevation: 8462 m
Achievement of the first peak: May 15, 1955 by Lionel Terray and Jean Couzy

Cho Oyu
Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world at 8.201 meters (26.906 ft) above sea level. Cho Oyu lies in the Himalayas and is 20 miles west of Mount Everest, at the border of the between China and Nepal. Cho Oyu means "Turquoise Goddess" in Tibetan.
Elevation: 8201 m
Achievement of the first peak: Oct. 19, 1954 by Joseph Joechler, Pasang Dawa Lama, Herbert Tichy

Dhaulagiri is Earth's seventh highest mountain at 8,167 metres (26,795 ft); one of fourteen over eight thousand metres. Dhaulagiri was first climbed May 13, 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian expedition. Dhaulagiri's sudden rise from lower terrain is almost unequaled. It rises 7,000 metres from the Kali Gandaki River 30 km to the southeast. The South and West faces rise precipitously over 4000 metres. The south face of Gurja Himal in the same massif is also notably immense.
Elevation: 8167 m
Achievement of the first peak: 13 May 1960 by Kurt Diemberger ,Peter Diener , Nawang Dorje , Nima Dorje ,Ernst Forrer , Albin Schelbert

Manaslu 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". Manaslu was first climbed on May 9, 1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of a Japanese expedition.
Elevation: 8163 m
Achievement of the first peak: 9 May 1956 by Toshio Imanishi Gyalzen Norbu


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