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What is the name of the highest mountain in the world?

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The name of the highest mountain in the world is called Mount Everest. This year-round snowy peak is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas in Asia.

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What is the name of the highest mountain in the world?
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Every single one of the 100-plus highest peaks on Earth reside on the continent of Asia, with the majority of them among the ranges of the Himalayan mountains, the foot-for-foot tallest mountain range in the world. In the middle of the snowy vast reaches of the monstrous Himalayan mountain range, Mount Everest towers to 29,028 feet above sea level. Tourists flock year-round and attempt to climb it. More than 200 men and women have died making an attempt.

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