Mount Lhotse, the 4th highest peak in the world, is 8,516 meters(27, 890 ft) above sea level. Located at 27°57′42'' north latitude and 86°56′00'' east longitude, Lhotse belongs to the Himalayas. Lhotse means the "south peak" in the Tibetan because it is 3 km south of Mount Everest. Lhotse connects with Everest via "South Col".
Lhotse Peak is also called "Dingjie Xie Sangma" in Tibetan, which means blue and beautiful fairy. It is bounded by the north ridge and the southeast ridge of the peak. Its east side is within the territory of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, and its west side belongs to the Kingdom of Nepal.