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World Famous Mountains Top 10 List:
Mountain Name Country Height in feet First climbed
World Famous Mount Everest Mountain Nepal-Tibet 29,028 1953
World Famous K2 Mountain Kashmir 28,250 1954
World Famous Kanchenjunga Mountain India-Nepal 28,208 1955
World Famous Lhotse Mountain Nepal-Tibet 27,923 1956
World Famous Makalu Mountain Nepal-Tibet 27,824 1955
World Famous McKinley Mountain United States 20,320 1913
World Famous Mount Logan Mountain Canada 19,859 1925
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Tanzania 19,340 1889
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Mexico 17,930 1519
World Famous Ranier Mountain United States 14,410 1870
World Famous Mount Everest Mountain:
World Famous Mount Everest Mountain Information
Sagarmatha / Chomolungma / Zhumulangma
Mount Everest Elevation 8,848 metres (29,029 ft)
Ranked 1st
Mount Everest Location Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal
Tibet, China
Mount Everest Range Mahalangur Himal, Himalaya
Mount Everest Prominence 8,848 m (29,029 ft)
Notice special definition for Everest.
Mount Everest Coordinates 27°59′17″N 86°55′31″E
Mount Everest First ascent 29 May 1953
Edmund Hillary
Tenzing Norgay
Mount Everest Easiest route South Col (Nepal)
Mount Everest Listing Seven Summits
Eight-thousander
Country high point
Ultra
World Famous K2 Mountain:
World Famous K2 Mountain Information
k2 Mountain Elevation 8,611 metres (28,251 ft)
Ranked 2nd (1st in Pakistan)
k2 Mountain Location Northern Pakistan
Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County, Xinjiang, China
k2 Mountain Range Karakoram
k2 Mountain Prominence 4,017 m (13,179 ft) Ranked 22nd
k2 Mountain Coordinates 35°52′57″N 76°30′48″E
k2 Mountain First ascent July 31, 1954
Achille Compagnoni
Lino Lacedelli
k2 Mountain Easiest route rock/snow/ice climb
k2 Mountain Listing Eight-thousander
Seven Second Summits
Country high point
Ultra
World Famous Kanchenjunga Mountain:
Kangchenjunga, SewaLungma Information
Kanchenjunga Mountain Elevation 8,586 metres (28,169 ft)
Ranked 3rd
Kanchenjunga Mountain Location Nepal
Limbuwan
India
Kanchenjunga Mountain Range Himalayas
Kanchenjunga Mountain Prominence 3,922 m (12,867 ft) Ranked 29th
Kanchenjunga Mountain Coordinates 27°42′09″N 88°08′54″E
Kanchenjunga Mountain First ascent May 25, 1955
Joe Brown
George Band
Kanchenjunga Mountain Easiest route glacier/snow/ice climb
Kanchenjunga Mountain Listing Eight-thousander
Country high point
Ultra
World Famous Lhotse Mountain:
World Famous Lhotse Mountain Information
Lhotse Mountain Elevation 8,516 metres (27,940 ft)
Ranked 4th
Lhotse Mountain Location Nepal (Khumbu)
China (Tibet)
Lhotse Mountain Range Himalaya
Lhotse Mountain Prominence 610 m (2,001 ft)
Lhotse Mountain Coordinates 27°58′N 86°56′E
Lhotse Mountain First ascent May 18, 1956
Fritz Luchsinger
Ernst Reiss
Lhotse Mountain Easiest route glacier/snow/ice climb
Lhotse Mountain Listing Eight-thousander
World Famous Makalu Mountain:
World Famous Makalu Mountain Information
World Famous Makalu Mountain Elevation 8,462 metres (27,762 ft)
Ranked 5th
World Famous Makalu Mountain Location Nepal—Tibet
World Famous Makalu Mountain Range Himalayas
World Famous Makalu Mountain Prominence 2,386 m (7,828 ft)
World Famous Makalu Mountain Coordinates 27°53′21″N 87°05′19″E
World Famous Makalu Mountain First ascent May 15, 1955 by Lionel Terray and Jean Couzy
World Famous Makalu Mountain Easiest route snow/ice climb
World Famous Makalu Mountain Listing Eight-thousander
Ultra
World Famous McKinley Mountain:
World Famous Mount McKinley Mountain Information
World Famous McKinley Mountain Elevation 20,320 feet (6,194 m)
World Famous McKinley Mountain Location Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, USA
World Famous McKinley Mountain Range Alaska Range
World Famous McKinley Mountain Prominence 20,138 feet (6,138 m) Ranked 3rd
World Famous McKinley Mountain Coordinates 63°4′10″N 151°0′26″W
World Famous McKinley Mountain Topo map USGS Mt. McKinley A-3
World Famous McKinley Mountain First ascent June 7, 1913
Hudson Stuck
Harry Karstens
Walter Harper
Robert Tatum
World Famous McKinley Mountain Easiest route West Buttress Route (glacier/snow climb)
World Famous McKinley Mountain Listing Seven summits
Country high point
Ultra
U.S. state high point
World Famous Mount Logan Mountain:
World Famous Mount Logan Mountain Information
World Famous Mount Logan Elevation 5,959 m (19,551 ft)
World Famous Mount Logan Location Yukon, Canada
World Famous Mount Logan Range Saint Elias Mountains
World Famous Mount Logan Prominence 5,250 m (17,224 ft) (Mentasta Pass) Ranked 6th
World Famous Mount Logan Coordinates 60°34′2″N 140°24′10″W
World Famous Mount Logan Topo map NTS 115B
World Famous Mount Logan First ascent 1925 by A.H. MacCarthy et al.
World Famous Mount Logan Easiest route glacier/snow/ice climb
World Famous Mount Logan Listing Seven Second Summits
Country high point
List of Ultras in Canada
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain:
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Information
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Elevation 5,891.8 metres (19,330 ft)
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Location Tanzania
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Prominence 5,882 m (19,298 ft) Ranked 4th
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Coordinates 3°4′33″S 37°21′12″E
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Topo map Kilimanjaro map and guide by Wielochowski
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Type Stratovolcano
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Last eruption None in recorded history
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Easiest route hike
World Famous Kilimanjaro Mountain Listing Seven Summits
Country high point
Ultra
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain:
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Information
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Elevation 5,426 metres (17,802 ft)
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Location Mexico-Puebla-Morelos, Mexico
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Prominence 3,020 m
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Coordinates 19°01′20″N 98°37′40″W
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Type Stratovolcano (active)
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Volcanic arc/belt Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Last eruption 2008 (ongoing)
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain First ascent 1289 by Tecuanipas tribe
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Easiest route rock/snow climb
World Famous Popocatepetl Mountain Listing Ultra
World Famous Ranier Mountain:
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Information
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Elevation 14,411 ft (4,392 m)
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Location Pierce County, Washington, USA
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Range Cascade Range
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Prominence 13,211 feet (4,027 m) Ranked 21st
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Coordinates 46°51′10″N 121°45′37″W
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Topo map USGS Mount Rainier West 46121-G7
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Type Stratovolcano
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Volcanic arc/belt Cascade Volcanic Arc
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Age of rock 500,000 years
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Last eruption 1894
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain First ascent 1870 by Hazard Stevens and P. B. Van Trump
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Easiest route rock/ice climb via Disappointment Cleaver
World Famous Mount Ranier Mountain Listing Ultra
U.S. state high point

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