14 Mountains Above 8000m

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14 Mountains Above 8000m

With recent records, it is confirmed that there are 14 mountains higher than 8000m in Nepal itself. The record was previously set to only having eight mountains with 8000m peak in Nepal but with the recent records it has been finally proven that there are 14 peaks with new additions on the list as well.

Among the already existent peaks the new additions were listed; Lotsassar (8404 meters) of Solukhumbu, Yulong Kang (8505 meters) in Tantlejung, Kanchanjunga South (8476 meters), Kanchanjanga Central (8473 meters), Lotsay Middil (8410 meters) and Yulong Kong Best (8077 meters). Earlier, the Sagarmatha (8848 meters), Kanchanjanga (8586 meters), Lotsey (8516 meters), Makalu (8463 meters), Chiao Yu (8201 meters), Dhaulagiri first (8167 meters), Manasu (8156) Secure), Annapurna I (80 9 1 m) were already listed above 8000 meters high mountains of Nepal.

The list was updated by the tourism board of Nepal. The department spokesperson Laxman Sharma of the tourism board said that the listing has been revised with thorough details of latitude, longitude, height and height of the hill with the name of the added mountain. Sharma said that all the 14-member Himalayan Mountains, except the Yulong Kong (8077 meters) have been already attained by the climbers. The number of high mountains with height above the 8000m in the world is now more than 20. Leaving Nepal’s high peaks, the other high peaks in the world are the mountain ranges from Pakistan named Kaitu (8611 meters), Nanga Mountains (8126 meters), and Gasherbrum I (8068 meters), Broad Pick (8047 meters), Gasherbrum II (8035 meters) and China’s Sisapangma (8027 meters).



February 9th, 2018

Posted In: My Trips, Travel Tips


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