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The Mountains; Formation of Mountains; Types of Mountains; Location of Mountains; Growing Mountains; The Mountain Range and System; Highest and Tallest Mountain; Over 8000 Meters Tall; The Highest Mountains On Each Continent; Erosion Over Mountains; Mountaineering; Weather Conditions and Life On Mountains; Role Of Mountains In Social Life

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There are 14 summits in Himalayas and Karakoram mountain ranges in Asia as wells in the world which are known as “eight thousanders” These are higher than 8000 metres measured from sea level.

Mountain Peak

Range

Location

Height (meters)

Country

Continent

Mount Everest

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8850

K2 (Godwin Austen)

Karakoram

Pakistan

Asia

8612

Kanchenjunga

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8586

Lhotse I

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8501

Makalu I

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8462

Cho Oyu

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8201

Dhaulagiri

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8167

Manaslu

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8156

Nanga Parbat

Himalayas

Pakistan

Asia

8125

Annapurna

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8091

Gasherbrum I

Karakoram

Pakistan

Asia

8068

Broad Peak

Karakoram

Pakistan

Asia

8047

Gasherbrum II

Karakoram

Pakistan

Asia

8035

Shisha Pangma

Himalayas

Tibet

Asia

8013

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