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World Highest Mountains or eight-thousanders

14 Independent Mountain on earth which have the elevation more then 8000 Meter or 26,247 feet above sea level are called eight thousenders .

these all mountians are located in Himalayana and kakoram Mountain ranges of asia. the first man to record the eight thousand meter high mountain was Maurice Herzog and his team from France. where the te first man to climb all the 14 eight thousandres was Reinhold Messner.

Mountain                 Location          Height               First to summit  & Date
1. Everest               Nepal/Tibet      8,850 (29,035)    Edmund Hillary (New Zealander, UK), Tenzing Norgay (Nepalese) May 29, 1953
2. K2                      Pakistan/China 8,611( 28,250)     A. Compagnoni, L. Lacedelli (Italian) July 31, 1954
3. Kangchenjunga  Nepal/India      8,586 (28,169)   G. Band, J. Brown, N. Hardie, S. Streather (UK) May 25, 1955
4. Lhotse                Nepal/Tibet      8,516 (27,940)     F. Luchsinger, E. Reiss (Swiss) May 18, 1956
5. Makalu                Nepal/Tibet      8,463 (27,766)    J. Couzy, L. Terray, J. Franco, G. Magnone-Gialtsen, J. Bouier, S. Coupé, P. Leroux, A. Vialatte (French) May 15, 1955
6. Cho Oyu             Nepal/Tibet      8,201 (26,906)    H. Tichy, S. Jöchler (Austrian), Pasang Dawa Lama (Nepalese) Oct. 19, 1954
7. Dhaulagiri           Nepal               8,167 (26,795)   A. Schelbert, E. Forrer, K. Diemberger, P. Diener (Swiss), Nyima Dorji, Nawang Dorji (Nepalese) May 13, 1960
8. Manaslu              Nepal               8,163 (26,781)   T. Imamishi, K. Kato, M. Higeta, (Japanese) G. Norbu (Nepalese) May 9, 1956
9. Nanga Parbat     Pakistan            8,125 (26,660)   Hermann Buhl (Austrian) July 3, 1953
10. Annapurna       Nepal               8,091 (26,545)   M. Herzog, L. Lachenal (French) June 3, 1950
11. Gasherbrum I   Pakistan/China 8,068 (26,470)   P. K. Schoeing, A. J. Kauffman July 4, 1958
12. Broad Peak       Pakistan/China 8,047 (26,400)   M. Schmuck, F. Wintersteller, K. Diemberger, H. Buhl (Austrian) June 9, 1957
13. Gasherbrum II  Pakistan/China 8,035( 26,360)   F. Moravec, S. Larch, H. Willenpart (Austrian) July 7, 1956
14. Shisha Pangma  Tibet               8,013 (26,289)   Hsu Ching and team of 9 (Chinese) May 2, 1964

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