Top 10 Peaks of The World

 green01   October 8, 2012
World
Mountains were shaped and produced as a consequence of the reallocation of the crust of earth. The nominal grain of sand to the peaks of mountains, each and every tinniest, biggest and highest in the universe has a deep sense of connotation, significance and destination. If you got chance in your life to see the wonderful splendor of these peaks you must not miss to explore the hidden treasures.

The most of the highest peaks of the world are located in the ‘Himalayas Mountain Ranges’, which are the youngest on the earth but still 50 million years old. These wide and large Mountain Ranges extended across six countries, these include, Nepal, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, India and Bhutan, which ever country you visit you are sure to be pleased and enamored by the elegance of Himalayas eternally.

There are three distinct ways you can measure the mountains, computation of peak from sea level to top, from base to top and distance between the earth’s centers to the peak of mountain. Generally it is measure by sea level, the mentioned below list also based on the peak height above sea level.

Everest

Everest

Everest – Source

It is the highest peak of the world located in Himalaya Range on borders of Nepal and Tibbet, with 29,035.44 ft above sea level, named after the renowned geographer George Everest, every year hundreds of mountain climber with all its dangers attempt to conquer the peak.

K2 peak

K2 Peak

K2 Peak – Source

It is the second highest mountain in the world located in Karakoram Range in Pakistan, with 28,169 ft above sea level, also known as the ‘Savage Mountain’ because of horrifying dangers in climbing.

Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga – Source

It is a Nepali word means ‘Five Treasures of Snow’, as having five peaks in Himalaya Range in Nepal, with 28, 169 ft.

Lhotse

Lhotse

Lhotse – Source

Near the Everest and in shade of Everest, the ‘Lhotse’ lies with the height of 27,940 ft.

Makalu

Makalu

Makalu – Source

With its 27,762 ft height the fifth highest in Himalaya Range (Nepal and Tibbet) made up of red granite, also known as ‘The Great Black’.

Cho Oyu

Cho Oyu

Cho Oyu – Source

The popular mountain due to its ease of climbing, with 26,905 ft located in Himalayas Range (Nepal and Tibbet).

Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri – Source

It is located solely in Nepal in Himalayas Range, termed as the ‘White Mountain’ with 26,795 ft above sea level.

Manaslu

Manaslu

Manaslu – Source

The dangerous peak with high fatality rate, termed as ‘Mountain of Spirit’ located in Himalayas in Nepal with 26,759 ft

high.

Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat – Source

The deadliest peak located in the Himalayas Range of Pakistan also known as ‘Naked Mountain’, with its awesome beauty lies 26,660 ft above sea level.

Annapurna

Annapurna

Annapurna – Source

It is located in Himalayas Range of Nepal with 26,545 ft high above sea level.

Don’t you have desire to explore at least one?

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