The mountain is in the Kangchenjunga Himal, a high mountainous region bounded on the west by the Tamur River and on the east by the Teesta River. Kangchenjunga lies about 75 miles east-southeast of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The name Kangchenjunga translates "Five Treasures of Snow," referring to Kangchenjunga's five peaks.
The western and southern flanks of Ben Nevis rise 1,200 metres (3,900 ft) in about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from the floor of Glen Nevis – the longest and steepest hill slope in Britain – with the result that the mountain presents an aspect of massive bulk on this side.
Mount Elbrus (Russian: Эльбру́с, tr. Elbrus, IPA: [ɪlʲˈbrus]; Karachay-Balkar: Минги тау, Miñi taw, IPA: [mɪˈŋːi taw]; Kabardian: Ӏуащхьэмахуэ, ’Wāśhamāxwa IPA: [ʔʷaːɕħamaːxʷa]; ) is the highest mountain in Europe, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world.
Jengish Chokusu is the highest mountain in Kyrgyzstan. Jengish Chokusu is considered the most northerly 7,000-metre mountain in the world by geologists; the actual rock summit of Khan Tengri, the Tian Shan's third highest peak, is 6,995m above sea level, though a thick layer of ice adds another 15m to its altitude, such that mountaineers classify it as 7,000m peak.
Mount Saint Elias, also designated Boundary Peak 186, is the second highest mountain in both Canada and the United States, being situated on the Yukon and Alaska border. It lies about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Mount Logan, the highest mountain in Canada.
Mount Kilimanjaro that features in Madagascar sequel, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. In the Halo video game series, a medal named "Killmanjaro" is awarded to a player who gets seven multiplayer kills in a row within four seconds of each kill. The mountain itself also features in Halo 3. The mountain was shown in BBC's Africa.
Tirich Mir (Khowar/Pashto/Urdu: ترچ میر ) (alternatively Terich Mir, Terichmir and Turch Mir) is the highest mountain of the Hindu Kush range, and the highest mountain in the world outside of the Himalayas-Karakoram range, located in Chitral District of Pakistan.
Annapurna I, the tenth highest mountain in the world at 26,545 feet (8,091 meters) high, is 21 miles (34 kilometers) east of Dhaulagiri. Dhaulagiri Rises Above Deepest Gorge in World The Gandaki, a tributary of the Ganges River, is a major Nepalese river that flows south through the Kali Gandaki Gorge.
Mount Edith Cavell is a mountain located in the Athabasca River and Astoria River valleys of Jasper National Park, and the most prominent peak entirely within Alberta. The mountain was named in 1916 for Edith Cavell, an English nurse executed by the Germans during World War I for having helped Allied soldiers escape from occupied Belgium to the Netherlands, in violation of German military law.
The world's tallest mountain technically is not Mount Everest. Mount Everest is the tallest mountain above sea level, but if we're talking sheer height here, base to summit, then the tallest mountain is Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii.
In Africa, no mountains reach higher than 6000 metres above sea level. By comparison, Mount Everest is 8848 m a.s.l. In Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain with an elevation of 5199 metres above sea level, followed by Mount Kenya, also the highest mountain in Kenya.
Gimmigela Chuli, or The Twins, is a mountain in the Himalayas, located on the border between Taplejung, Mechi, Nepal and Sikkim, India. It has an elevation of 7,350 m (24,110 ft) above sea level and is situated approximately 4.2 km (2.6 mi) NNE from Kangchenjunga, the third highest peak on Earth.
The two mountains are separated by a valley and it is an amazing sight to see. Because of the aforementioned reason, this mountain was thought to be the highest in the world for about thirty years. 6. Cho Oyu. This is world’s sixth highest mountain. It is estimated to be approximately 26,906 feet, that is 8,201 meters high.