Lhotse

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Lhotse
Lhotse-fromChukhungRi.jpg
The Sooth Face o Lhotse as seen frae the climb up tae Chukhung Ri.
Heichest pynt
Elevation8,516 m (27,940 ft) [1]
Ranked 4t
Prominence610 m (2,000 ft) [2]
Isolation2.66 kilometres (1.65 mi)
LeetinAicht-thoosander
Coordinates27°57′42″N 86°56′00″E / 27.96167°N 86.93333°E / 27.96167; 86.93333Coordinates: 27°57′42″N 86°56′00″E / 27.96167°N 86.93333°E / 27.96167; 86.93333[2]
Geografie
Lhotse is locatit in Nepal
Lhotse
Lhotse
Location in Nepal
LocationNepal (Khumbu)
Cheenae (Tibet Autonomous Region)
Parent rangeMahalangur Himal
Climbing
First ascentMey 18, 1956
Fritz Luchsinger, Ernst Reiss
(First winter ascent 31 December 1988 Krzysztof Wielicki)
Easiest routeglacier/snaw/ice climb

Lhotse (Nepali: ल्होत्से; Cheenese: 洛子峰; pinyin: Luòzǐ Fēng; Tibetan: ལྷོ་རྩེWylie: lho rtse, ZYPY: Lhozê) is the fowert heichest moontain in the warld at 8,516 metres (27,940 ft), efter Moont Everest, K2, an Kangchenjunga.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. A heicht o 8,501 m is sometimes gien but offeecial Nepalese an Cheenese cairttin agree on 8,516 m.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "General Info". 8000ers.com. Retrieved 20 December 2009.