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The Sooth Face o Lhotse as seen frae the climb up tae Chukhung Ri.
Heichest pynt
Elevation 8,516 m (27,940 ft) [1]
Ranked 4t
Prominence 610 m (2,000 ft) [2]
Isolation 2.66 kilometres (1.65 mi)
Leetin Aicht-thoosander
Coordinates 27°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]
Lhotse is locatit in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Location Nepal (Khumbu)
Cheenae (Tibet Autonomous Region)
Parent range Mahalangur Himal
First ascent Mey 18, 1956
Fritz Luchsinger, Ernst Reiss
(First winter ascent 31 December 1988 Krzysztof Wielicki)
Easiest route glacier/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.

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  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.