8000 Meter Peaks (WITH CLUES AND HINTS!)

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Can you name the fourteen 8000 meter peaks in the world??

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Hint/About the MountainMountain NameLocation and First to Summit
Tallest mountain in the world (8848 m)Nepal-China; Edmund Hillary and Tenzig Norgay
Considered by many to be the most difficult climb in the world (8611 m)Karakoram (Northern Pakistan); Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli
Contains 5 peaks, with four over 8450 m; translation: 'The Fiver Treasures of Snow' (8586m)Nepal-India; George Band and Joe Brown
Connected to the world's tallest mountain by the South Col; it's south face is considered one of the world's greatest 'big wall' climbs (8516 m)Nepal-China; Fritz Luchsinger and Ernst Reiss
Has the neat shape of a four-sided pyramid; is 22km (14 mi.) away form Everest (8485 m)Nepal-China; Jean Couzy and Lionel Terray
It's name translates as 'the Turquoise Goddess;' considered by some climbers to be the easiest 8000 m peak (8188 m)Nepal-China; Joseph Joechler, Pasan Dawa Lama, and Herbert Tichy
Translates as 'the White Mountain;' was one of the last 8000 m peaks to be climbed (8167 m)Nepal; Kurt Dimebergeru, Peter Diener, Nawang Dorje, Nima Dorje, Ernst Forrer, and Albin Schelbert
Hint/About the MountainMountain NameLocation and First to Summit
Previously known as Kutang I; fourth most dangerous mountain of the 8000 m peaks; current name translated as the 'Mountain of the Spirit' (8156 m)Nepal; Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu
Translates as the 'Naked Mountain;' has one of the biggest vertical faces in the world: the Rupal Face (4600 m or 15000 ft.) (8126 m)Pakistan; Herman Buhl
Name means 'Goddess of the Harvests;' with a summit fatality rate of 40%, this mountain is possibly the world's most dangerous mountains (8091 m)Nepal; Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal
Also known as 'Hidden Peak;' translates as 'beautiful mountain;' very remote peak (8080 m)Karakoram (Northern Pakistan); Andrew Kauffman and Pere Schoeing
The Summit is about 1 mile long; is only about 5 miles away from the world's second largest mountain (8051 m)Karakoram (Northern Pakistan); Fritz Wintersteller, Marcus Schmuck, Kurt Diemberger, and Herman Buhl
Is part of the same massif as mountain #11 (8034 m)Karakoram (Northern Pakistan); Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch, and Hand Willenpart
Shortest of the 8000 m peaks; is located completely in Tibet rather than on the Tibet-Nepal border; translates as the 'Abode of God' (8013 m)Tibet (China); Hsu Ching, Chang Chun-Yen, Wang Fuzhou, Chen San, Cheng Tien-liang, Wu Tsung-yue, Sodnam Doji, Migmar Trashi, Doji, and Yonten

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