Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World

Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World

Highest mountains in the world is an important examination topic for the candidates preparing for UPSC, SSC, RRB, Bank PO/Clerk or any other government and competitive examinations. In this article, we have provided a list of the top 10 highest mountains in the world.

It is interesting to note that there are approximately 109 mountains on our planet with elevations greater than 7,200 metres above sea level. These snow-capped mountains attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. The below-mentioned ‘Top 10 Highest Mountains of the world’ describes the height, location, range, country and other interesting facts about peaks.

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Annapurna

Elevation: 8,091 m (26,545 ft)Prominence: 2,984 m (9,790 ft)Isolation: 34 km (21 mi)Coordinates: 28°35′46″N 83°49′13″E Annapurna is the tenth highest mountain in the world above sea level. It is located in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal and is bounded by the Kali Gandaki Gorge on the...

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Nanga Parbat

Elevation: 8,126 m (26,660 ft)Prominence: 4,608 m (15,118 ft)  Isolation: 189 km (117 mi)Coordinates: 35°14′15″N 74°35′21″E  Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world above sea level. It is located in the Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat is the western anchor...

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Manaslu

Elevation: 8,163 m (26,781 ft)Prominence: 3,092 m (10,144 ft)Isolation: 106 km (66 mi) Coordinates: 28°32′58″N 84°33′43″E Manaslu is the eighth-highest mountain in the world above sea level. It is located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas.  It is said that ‘just as the British consider...

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