February 19, 2010

World Famous Mountains

Name Country Height in feet First climbed
Everest Nepal-Tibet 29,028 1953
K2 Kashmir 28,250 1954
Kanchenjunga India-Nepal 28,208 1955
Lhotse Nepal-Tibet 27,923 1956
Makalu Nepal-Tibet 27,824 1955
McKinley United States 20,320 1913
Logan Canada 19,859 1925
Kilimanjaro Tanzania 19,340 1889
Popocatepetl Mexico 17,930 1519
Ranier United States 14,410 1870
Everest
K2
Kanchenjunga
Lhotse
Makalu
McKinley
Logan
Kilimanjaro
Popocatepetl
Rainier
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