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A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
– Mahatma Gandhi

Earth’s Highest Summits

– Sorted by Elevation

Notes
Rank
Earth
Elev
feet
Prom
feet
Summit Name Parent Iso
miles
Country N Lat
Dec Deg
E Lon
Dec Deg
G
1 29,035 29,035 Everest, Mt
aka Chomolungma
none none Nepal, China 27.98826 86.92514 1
2 28,261 13,189 K2 Everest, Mt 818.62 Pakistan, China 35.88161 76.51274  
3 28,169 12,867 Kangchenjunga Everest, Mt 77.31 Nepal, India 27.70314 88.14737  
4 27,940 2,002 Lhotse Everest, Mt 1.88 Nepal, Tibet 27.96219 86.93380  
5 27,838 7,802 Makalu Lhotse 10.72 Nepal, Tibet 27.88931 87.08862  
6 26,864 7,691 Cho Oyu Everest, Mt 17.73 Nepal, Tibet 28.09420 86.66071  
7 26,795 11,014 Dhaulagiri Cho Oyu 197.35 Nepal 28.69757 83.49241  
8 26,781 10,144 Manaslu Dhaulagiri 65.64 Nepal 28.54997 84.55961 X
9 26,657 15,118 Nanga Parbat K2 117.11 Pakistan, India 35.23737 74.58915  
10 26,545 9,790 Annapurna I Dhaulagiri 21.06 Nepal 28.59663 83.81970  
11 26,509 7,070 Gasherbrum I K2 14.87 Pakistan, China 35.72574 76.69571  
12 26,414 5,581 Broad Peak K2 5.66 Pakistan, China 35.81166 76.56566  
13 26,362 5,000 Gasherbrum II Gasherbrum I 3.27 Pakistan, China 35.75806 76.65311 1
14 26,335 9,504 Shishapangma Cho Oyu 56.70 Tibet 28.35495 85.77887 X

Notes by Gerry Roach

  1. Gerry’s 8,000 meter peak climbs
    Gerry Roach’s totals as of 7/12/97: 2 ascents; 2/14 overall

  2. There are 14 summits on this list.

  3. In this list, “Rank” is Rank by Elevation, not Rank by Prominence.

  4. All longitudes on this list are East Longitude.
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