109 mountains has grater than 7200m or 23622ft above sea level. And also, those most of mountains located in Himalaya & Karakiram ranges to the south and west of Tibetan plateau.
Today we are talking about only three of highest mountains in the world as recorded today.
1, Mount Everest
2, Mount K2
3, Mount Kangchenjunga
People already know what the highest mountain is. Without any dout, everyone know Everest is the highest mountain in the world. It’s height is 8848m above sea level. As well as, it’s 29029 feet. It is situated in between Nepal and autonomous region of Tibet. As well as, first Everest climber was sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 29th May 1953. And also, it was very pressure to climb the mountain because of cold temperature. Parent range of Everest is Mahalangur Himal in Himalays. Everest established as a highest mountain in 1955 by indian survey. After that it is confirmed in 1975 by Chinese survey.
Everest climbers in Sri Lanka are Jayanthi kuru and Uthumpala in 21st May 2016 and It is the first record in Sri Lanka.
K2 is the second highest mountain in the world. And also, it’s officially name is Godwin Austen or chhogori. It’s height is 8611 m above sea level and it is 28251 feet. It is located between China and Pakistan. As well as, parent range in K2 is Karakoram. First climber was Achille compagnoni and lino lacedeli. It is hard to reach to K2 from the Chinese side and easy to climb from Pakistan side. K2 has never been climbed in winter and can climb July and August.
Kangchenjunga is situated between Nepal and India and It is third highest mountain in world. So,it’s height is 8586m above sea level and it is 28169 feet. Kangchenjunga is the second highest mountain in the Himalayas. As well as, first climber was Joe brown and George brand in 1955.05.25. And also, Kangchenjunga is limited in the west by Tamur river, north by Lhonak chu & Jongsan la and east by Teesta river. Also,It’s parent range is Himalays. Kangchenjunga is located in Teplenjung district, Nepal sikkum in India.