Mountains are high ground above sea level. The word Mountain is a very popular word in languages. So what exactly is a mountain and why does knowing the Tallest Mountains in the world really matter?
So what is a Mountain?
A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak. The term Mountain and Hill can be quite confusing for some people. Most often because both are large landforms that stretches above the land. But Mountains are steeper than Hills. Most often, Hills can be climbed without the use of equipment. Hill can be better termed as a large that is a little be steep.
Mountains can be so High that they can be over 7,200 meters above the sea level. Mountains are formed from Volcanic residues and Tectonic Forces on the earth. There are Approximately 109 Mountains across the world.
The vast majority of these mountains are located on the edge of the Indian subcontinent and Tibet, with some peaks in Central Asia. Only those summits are included that, by an objective measure, may be considered individual mountains as opposed to subsidiary peaks.
Which is the Tallest Mountain In the world?
The Tallest mountain in the world is Mount Everest. This mountain is located in the international border between China and Nepal. The Height of the Mountain is 8,848 Meters which is about 29,029 Feet.
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