Peak Name Other names and meaning Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Rank First Western ascent Notes
Everest Sagarmatha (Nepali), "Head of the World",
Chomolungma (Tibetan), "Goddess mother of the snows" 8,848 29,029 1 1953 East of Kathmandu on Nepal-People's Republic of China (Tibet) border.
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The official altitude of the world's highest peak is 29,029 feet (8,848m). However, the National Geographic Society has determined the height to be 6 feet taller, 29,035 feet, but the Nepali government has not yet been made this new altitude official. (Source-Google).