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World's Highest Mountains
by Vaughn Aubuchon

The following list summarizes the world's top twenty highest mountains. Note that Mt. Everest was re-measured by the Chinese in Oct. 2005.
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The Twenty Tallest
Mountains on Earth

Rank

Mountains, Ten Highest
Height in
Feet
Height in
Meters

1

Mt. Everest (Nepal/ Tibet)

Old- 29,028
New- 29,016

8,848
8,844

2

K2 (Pakistan)

28,250

8,611

3

Kanhchenjunga (Nepal/ India)

28,169

8,586

4

Lhotse (Nepal)

27,940

8,511

5

Makalu (Nepal/ Tibet)

27,765

8,463

6

Cho Oyu (Nepal/ Tibet)

26,906

8,201

7

Dhaulagiri (Nepal)

26,794

8,167

8

Manaslu (Nepal)

26,758

8,163

9

Nanga Parbat (Pakistan)

26,658

8,125

10

Anapurna (Nepal)

26,545

8,091

11

Gasherbrum I (Pakistan)

26,470

8,068

12

Broad Peak (Pakistan)

26,400

8,047

13

Gasherbrum II (Pakistan)

26,360

8,035

14

Xixabangma Feng (China/ Nepal)

26,289

8,012

15

Distaghil Sar (Pakistan)

25,872

7,885

16

Kunyang Chhist (Pakistan)

25,760

7,852

17

Masherbrum (Pakistan)

25,655

7,820

18

Nanda Devi (India)

25,643

7,816

19

Aling Kangri (Tibet)

25,640

7,815

20

Rakaposhi (Pakistan)

25,550

7,788

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