Tallest Himalayan Peaks in Nepal
|Tallest Himalayan Peaks in Nepal|
Nepal is home to eight of the ten tallest mountains peaks in the world.
Nepal lies between China and India in South Asia. Nepal has the greatest altitude change of any location on Earth. The lowlands are at sea level (70m) and the mountains of the Himalaya are the tallest in the world.
The Himalaya formed 10–15 million years ago when India collided with the continent of Asia and pushed the land into high mountains. Eight of the world’s ten highest mountain peaks are in Nepal.
1. Mt. Everest
(8,848m Sagarmatha in Nepal)
Mt. Everest the highest mountain in the world
The third-highest mountain in the world
The fourth-highest mountain in the world
The fifth-highest mountain in the world
5. Cho Oyu
The sixth-highest mountain in the world
The seventh-highest mountain in the world
(8,163m the Killer Mountain)
Mt. Manaslu, the eighth-highest mountain in the world
8. Annapurna I
(8,091m mount of cereals)
Mt. Annapurna, the tenth-highest mountain in the world