(Encyclopedia) Hillary, Sir Edmund Percival, 1919?2008, New Zealand mountain climber and explorer. He went on many mountain-climbing expeditions before 1953, when he and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal were? Rank Mountain Range Country Feet 1. Everest Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 29,035 2. K2 (Mount Godwin Austen) Karakoram Pakistan/China 28,250 3.? All 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks are located in the Himalaya or the Karakoram ranges in Asia. Only 39climbers have reached the summits of all 14:
Reinhold Messner (Italy) Jerzy? The following table lists the highest mountain peaks of the world including mountain name, mountain range, vertical height, and location, according to the National Geographic Society.