Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world at 8,516 metres, after Mount Everest, K2, and Kangchenjunga. Part of the Everest massif, Lhotse is connected to the latter peak via the South Col. Lhotse means “South Peak” in Tibetan.

Elevation: 8,516 m
First ascent: May 18, 1956
Location: China (Tibet Autonomous Region); Nepal (Khumbu)

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