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Top Ten Tallest Mountains

Mountain                   Height                         Country

Mount Everest           8850m (29035ft)         Nepal/China 
Qogir (K2)                  8611m (28250ft)         Pakistan 
Kangchenjunga         8586m (28169ft)         Nepal 
Lhotse                         8501m (27920ft)         Nepal 
Makalu I                    8462m (27765ft)         Nepal 
Cho Oyu                     8201m (26906ft)         Nepal 
Dhaulagiri                  8167m (26794ft)         Nepal 
Manaslu I                   8156m (26758ft)         Nepal 
Nanga Parbat            8125m (26658ft)         Pakistan 
Annapurna I              8091m (26545ft)         Nepal 

The dormant volcano Mauna Kea (on the Big Island of Hawaii) could be considered the tallest mountain in the world. If you measure it from its base in theHawaiian Trough (3,300 fathoms deep) to its summit of 13,796 feet, it reaches a height of 33,476 feet. 

Tallest Mountains (On Each Continent) 

Mountain                   Height                         Continent

Mount Everest           8850m (29035ft)         Asia 
Aconcagua                 6959m (22831ft)         S. America 
Mount McKinley       6194m (20320ft)         N. America 
Mount Kilimanjaro   5963m (19563ft)         Africa 
Mount Elbrus            5633m (18481ft)         Europe 
Puncak Jaya              4884m (16023ft)         Oceania 
Vinson Massif            4897m (16066ft)         Antarctica 

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