Cho Oyu (Nepali: चोयु; Tibetan: ཇོ་བོ་དབུ་ཡWylie: jo bo dbu yag, ZYPY: Qowowuyag: Cheenese: 卓奧友山; pinyin: Zhuó'àoyǒu Shān) is the saxt heichest moontain in the warld at 8,201 metre (26,906 ft) abuin sea level.

Cho Oyu
ChoOyu-fromGokyo.jpg
The sooth side o Cho Oyu frae Gokyo.
Heichest pynt
Elevation8,201 m (26,906 ft) 
Ranked 6t
Prominence2,340 m (7,680 ft) [1]
Isolation29 kilometre (18 mi)
LeetinEight-thousander
Ultra
Coordinates28°05′39″N 86°39′39″E / 28.09417°N 86.66083°E / 28.09417; 86.66083Coordinates: 28°05′39″N 86°39′39″E / 28.09417°N 86.66083°E / 28.09417; 86.66083
Namin
TranslationTurquoise Goddess (Tibetan)
Geografie
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LocationNepalCheenae (Tibet)
Parent rangeMahalangur Himal, Himalayas
Climbing
First ascentOctober 19, 1954 bi Herbert Tichy, Joseph Jöchler, Pasang Dawa Lama
(First winter ascent 12 Februar 1985 Maciej Berbeka an Maciej Pawlikowski)
Easiest routesnaw/ice/glacier climb

ReferencesEedit

  1. "China I: Tibet - Xizang". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 29 Mey 2014.