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 kilometre (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
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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 metre (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. a b "General Info". 8000ers.com. Retrieved 20 December 2009.