List of mountains

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This is a list of mountains around the world.

Eight-thousanders[edit]

Further information: Eight-thousander

The 14 "eight-thousanders," 8,000 meters or higher above sea level, all in the Himalayas:

Image Name Elevation m Country Range Parent range Continent
Everest kalapatthar crop.jpg Everest 8,848[1] Nepal-China Mahalangur Himal Himalayas Asia
K2 2006b.jpg K2 8,611[2] Pakistan-China Karakoram Himalayas Asia
Kangch-Goechala.jpg Kangchenjunga 8,586[3] Nepal-India Himalayas Asia
LhotseMountain.jos.500pix.jpg Lhotse 8,516[4] Nepal-China Mahalangur Himal Himalayas Asia
Makalu.jpg Makalu 8,463 Nepal-China Mahalangur Himal Himalayas Asia
ChoOyu-fromGokyo.jpg Cho Oyu 8,201 Nepal-China Mahalangur Himal Himalayas Asia
Dhaulagiri from ramrekha.jpg Dhaulagiri 8,167 Nepal Dhaulagiri Himal Himalayas Asia
Sunrise, Manaslu.jpg Manaslu 8,163 Nepal Mansiri Himal Himalayas Asia
Nanga Parbat 029.jpg Nanga Parbat 8,125 Pakistan Himalayas Asia
Annapurna I.jpg Annapurna 8,091 Nepal Himalayas Asia
HiddenPeak.jpg Gasherbrum I 8,068 Pakistan-China Karakoram Himalayas Asia
7 15 BroadPeak.jpg Broad Peak 8,047 Pakistan-China Karakoram Himalayas Asia
Gasherbrum2.jpg Gasherbrum II 8,035 Pakistan-China Karakoram Himalayas Asia
Shishapangma.jpg Shishapangma 8,012 China Jugal Himal Himalayas Asia

Seven Summits[edit]

Further information: Seven Summits

The highest mountains of each continent (the Seven Summits):

Summit Elevation m Continent Range Country
Kilimanjaro (Kibo Summit) 5,895 (19,341 ft) Africa Kilimanjaro Tanzania
Vinson Massif 4,897 (16,500 ft) Antarctica Ellsworth Mountains N/A (claimed by Chile)
Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) 4,884 (16,024 ft)[5] Oceania The Sudirman Range Indonesia
Everest 8,848 (29,029 ft) Asia Himalayas Nepal-China
Elbrus 5,642 (18,510 ft) Europe Caucasus Russian Federation
Mount McKinley (Denali) 6,194 (20,320 ft) North America Alaska Range United States (Alaska)
Aconcagua 6,962 (22,841 ft) South America Andes Argentina

Seven Second Summits[edit]

Further information: Seven Second Summits

The second highest mountains of each continent (the Seven Second Summits), which in virtually every case are more difficult to climb than the highest peaks of each continent:

Summit Elevation m Continent Range Country
Mount Kenya 5,199 (17,057 ft) Africa Kenyan highlands Kenya
Mount Tyree 4,852 (15,919 ft) Antarctica Sentinel Range n/a (claimed by Chile)
Julianatop (Puncak Mandala) 4,760 (15,617 ft) Oceania Jayawijaya Mountains Indonesia
K2 8,611 (28,251 ft) Asia Karakoram Pakistan-China
Dykh-Tau 5,205 (17,076 ft) Europe Caucasus Russian Federation
Mount Logan 5,959 (19,550 ft) North America Saint Elias Mountains Canada
Ojos del Salado 6,893 (22,614 ft) South America Andes Argentina-Chile

Seven Third Summits[edit]

Further information: Seven Third Summits

The third highest mountains of each continent (the Seven Third Summits):

Summit Elevation Continent Range Country
Mawenzi 5,149 m (16,893 ft) Africa Kilimanjaro Region Tanzania
Mount Shinn 4,661 m (15,292 ft) Antarctica Sentinel Range n/a (claimed by Chile)
Puncak Trikora 4,750 m (15,584 ft) Oceania Maoke Mountains Indonesia
Kangchenjunga 8,586 m (28,169 ft) Asia Himalayas Nepal-India
Shkhara 5,193 m (17,037 ft) Europe Caucasus Georgia
Pico de Orizaba 5,636 m (18,491 ft) North America Cordillera Neovolcanica Mexico
Monte Pissis 6,793 m (22,287 ft) South America Andes Argentina

Volcanic Seven Summits[edit]

Further information: Volcanic Seven Summits

The highest volcanoes of each continent (the Volcanic Seven Summits):

Summit Elevation m Continent Range Country
Kilimanjaro (Kibo Summit) 5,895 (19,341 ft) Africa Kilimanjaro Tanzania
Mount Sidley 4,285 (14,058 ft) Antarctica Executive Committee Range n/a (unclaimed)
Mount Giluwe 4,368 (14,331 ft) Oceania Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea
Damavand 5,610 (18,406 ft) Asia Alborz Iran
Elbrus 5,642 (18,510 ft) Europe Caucasus Russian Federation
Pico de Orizaba 5,636 (18,491 ft) North America Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt Mexico
Ojos del Salado 6,893 (22,615 ft) South America Andes Argentina-Chile

Summits farthest from Earth's centre[edit]

Mount Everest is the point with the highest elevation above sea level on Earth, but it is not the summit that is farthest from Earth's centre. Because of the equatorial bulge, the summit of Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador is the point on Earth that is farthest from the centre of Earth, and is 2,168 m (7,113 ft) farther from Earth's centre than the summit of Everest.

Note: Chimborazo's summit is about 10 metres farther from Earth's centre than that of Huascaran.
Summit Distance from Earth's center Elevation above sea level m Latitude Country
Chimborazo 6,384.4 km or 3,967.1 mi 6,268.2 (20,565 ft) 1°28'9"S Ecuador
Huascaran 6,384.4 km or 3,967.1 mi 6,748 (22,139 ft) 9°7′17″S Peru
Cotopaxi 6,384.0 km or 3,966.9 mi 5,897 (19,347 ft) 0°40′50″S Ecuador
Kilimanjaro (Kibo Summit) 6,383 km or 3,966 mi 5,895 (19,341 ft) 3°4′33″S Tanzania
Everest 6,382.3 km or 3,965.8 mi 8,848 (29,029 ft) 27°59′17″N Nepal

By continent or area[edit]

Africa[edit]

Antarctica[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Ultras of Antarctica.

Asia[edit]

Great Himalayas[edit]

The rankings are derived from the list of highest mountains, which ranks mountains separated by 500 m of prominence. See talk page.

Hindu Kush[edit]

Karakoram[edit]

Altai[edit]

East Asia[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

Indian Subcontinent and Sri Lanka[edit]

Iran[edit]

Zagros Mountains

Southeast Asia[edit]

National Record

Region

Additional

Others[edit]

Europe[edit]

Alps[edit]

Crimean mountains[edit]

The Crimea's highest peak is the Roman-Kosh (Ukrainian and Russian: Роман-Кош, Crimean Tatar: Roman Qoş) on the Babugan Yayla at 1,545 metres (5,069 ft). Other important peaks over 1,200 metres include:

  • Demir-Kapu (Ukrainian: Демір-Капу, Russian: Демир-Капу, Crimean Tatar: Demir Qapı) 1,540 m in the Babugan Yayla;
  • Zeytin-Kosh (Ukrainian and Russian: Зейтин-Кош, Crimean Tatar: Zeytün Qoş) 1,537 m in the Babugan Yayla;
  • Kemal-Egerek (Ukrainian: Кемаль-Егерек, Russian: Кемаль-Эгерек, Crimean Tatar: Kemal Egerek) 1,529 m in the Babugan Yayla;
  • Eklizi-Burun (Ukrainian: Еклізі-Бурун, Russian: Эклизи-Бурун, Crimean Tatar: Eklizi Burun) 1,527 m in the Chatyrdag Yayla;
  • Lapata (Ukrainian and Russian: Лапата, Crimean Tatar: Lapata) 1,406 m in the Yaltynska Yayla, Yalta Yaylası;
  • Northern Demirji (Ukrainian: Північний Демірджі, Russian: Северный Демирджи, Crimean Tatar: Şimaliy Demirci) 1,356 m in the Demirci Yayla;
  • Ai-Petri (Ukrainian: Ай-Петрі, Russian: Ай-Петри, Crimean Tatar: Ay Petri) 1,234 m in the Ay Petri Yaylası.

Apennines[edit]

Balkans[edit]

See also: List of mountains in Albania, List of mountains in Kosovo, List of mountains in Greece, Greek names of mountains, List of mountains in Bulgaria, List of mountains in the Republic of Macedonia.

Carpathian Mountains[edit]

Caucasus[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

Germany[edit]

Iberia[edit]

Iceland[edit]

No. Mountain Country part Elevation
1. Hvannadalshnjúkur 2110 m
2. Bárðarbunga 2000 m
3. Kverkfjöll 1920 m
4. Snæfell 1833 m
5. Hofsjökull 1765 m
6. Herðubreið 1682 m
7. Eiríksjökull 1675 m
8. Eyjafjallajökull 1666 m
9. Tungnafellsjökull 1540 m
10. Kerling 1538 m

Ireland[edit]

  • Carrauntoohil (1,038 metres), highest mountain in Ireland.
  • Beenkeragh (1010 metres), County Kerry, second highest mountain in Ireland
  • Caher, (1001 metres) Macgillycuddy Reeks, County Kerry, third highest mountain in Ireland
  • Mount Brandon(952 metres), County Kerry, highest mountain on the Dingle peninsula
  • Lugnaquilla (925 metres) is the highest mountain in Leinster and the 13th highest Irish peak
  • Galtymore (917 metres) County Tipperary is the 14th highest mountain in Ireland.
  • Mweelrea (814 metres), County Mayo, highest mountain in Connacht and 34th highest in Ireland
  • Nephin (806 metres), County Mayo, second highest peak in County Mayo
  • Croagh Patrick (764 metres), County Mayo, third highest mountain in County Mayo
  • Mount Errigal(750 metres), County Donegal, highest peak in County Donegal
  • Muckish (666 metres), County Donegal, translated as pigs back.

Denmark[edit]

Note that this list only considers Denmark as a country, Danish territories (Faroe Islands and Greenland) are not considered. Also note that the listing only considers natural formations

Source: Kort & Matrikelstyrelsen,[7] Faktoider.nu.[8]

No. Mountain Country part Elevation
1. Møllehøj Skanderborg municipality 170.86 m
2. Yding Skovhøj Horsens municipality 170.77 m
3. Ejer Bavnehøj 170.35 m
4. Lindbjerg 170.08 m
5. Margretelyst SØ 169.78 m
6. Vistofte 169.44 m
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Finland[edit]

No. Mountain Country part Elevation
1. Halti Lappi/Finnmark 1324 m
2. Ridnitsohkka Lappi 1317 m
3. Kiedditsohkka Lappi 1280 m
4. Kovddoskaisi Lappi 1240 m
5. Ruvdnaoaivi Lappi 1239 m
6. Loassonibba Lappi 1180 m
7. Urtasvaara Lappi 1150 m
8. Kahperusvaarat Lappi 1144 m
9. Aldorassa Lappi 1130 m
10. Kieddoaivi Lappi 1100 m
  • The summit of Halti at 1,365 m is actually in Norway, which makes Ridnitsohkka the highest summit in Finland.

Norway[edit]

Norway has 300 peaks above 2000 m.[9]

Source: nfo2000m.no.[9]

No. Mountain Municipality Elevation
1. Galdhøpiggen Lom 2469 m
2. Glittertind Lom 2465 m
3. Store Skagastølstinden (aka. Storen) Luster / Årdal 2405 m
4. Store Styggedalstinden, eastern peak Luster 2387 m
5. Store Styggedalstinden, western peak Luster 2380 m
6. Skardstinden Lom 2373 m
7. Veslepiggen (aka. Vesle Galdhøpiggen) Lom 2369 m
8. Store Surtningssui Lom / Vågå 2368 m
9. Store Memurutinden, eastern peak Lom 2366 m
10. Store Memurutinden, western peak Lom 2364 m

Norway's highest mountains by Fylke

! Fylke Mountain Elevation (möh)
Telemark Gaustatoppen 1883
Vestfold Skibergfjellet 632
Oppland Galdhøpiggen 2469
Hedmark Rondeslottet 2178
Møre og Romsdal Puttegga 1999
Buskerud Folskardnuten 1933
Østfold Slavasshøgda 336
Oslo Kjerkeberget 629
Sør-Trøndelag Storskrymten 1985
Finnmark Øksfjordjøkelen 1204
Troms Jiehkkevárri 1834
Nordland Oksskolten 1916
Rogaland Vassdalseggi 1658
Aust-Agder Sæbyggjenuten 1507
Vest-Agder Urddalsknuten 1434
Nord-Trøndelag Jetnamsklumpen 1513
Hordaland Hardangerjøkulen 1863
Sogn og Fjordane Storen / Store Skagastølstind 2405
Jan Mayen / Svalbard Beerenberg 2277
Dronning Maud Land Jøkulkyrkja 3148

Sweden[edit]

Sweden has 12 peaks above 2000 meters in height.

Np. Mountain Landskap Elevation
1. Kebnekaise, Sydtoppen Lappland 2104 m
2. Kebnekaise, Nordtoppen Lappland 2097 m
3. Sarektjåkkå, Stortoppen Lappland 2089 m
4. Kaskasatjåkka Lappland 2076 m
5. Sarektjåkkå, Nordtoppen Lappland 2056 m
6. Kaskasapakte Lappland 2043 m
7. Sarektjåkkå, Sydtoppen Lappland 2023 m
8. Áhkká, Stortoppen Lappland 2016 m
9. Akka, Nordvästtoppen Lappland 2010 m
10. Sarektjåkkå, Buchttoppen Lappland 2010 m
11. Pårtetjåkkå Lappland 2005 m
12. Palkattjåkkå Lappland 2002 m

Sweden, Highest peaks per "landskap". Note that the "landskap" in Sweden is a bit un-exact since it is a historical denomination. Therefore other opinions exist.

Landskap Mountain Elevation (möh)
Blekinge Rävabacken 189
Bohuslän Björnerödspiggen 222
Dalarna Storvätteshågna 1204
Dalsland Baljåsen 302
Gotland Lojsta hed 83
Gästrikland Lustigknopp 402
Halland Högalteknall 226
Hälsingland Garpkölen 671
Härjedalen Helags 1797
Jämtland Storsylen 1743
Lappland Kebnekaise 2104
Medelpad Myckelmyrberget 577
Norrbotten Vitberget 594
Närke Tomasbodahöjden 298
Skåne Söderåsen 212
Småland Tomtabacken 377
Södermanland Skogsbyås 124
Uppland Tallmossen 118
Värmland Granberget 701
Västerbotten Åmliden 550
Västergötland Galtåsen 361
Västmanland Fjällberget 466
Ångermanland Tåsjöberget 635
Öland Högsrum 55
Östergötland Stenabohöjden 328

Other Swedish peaks

United Kingdom[edit]

Volcanoes in Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

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Greenland[edit]

Mexico[edit]

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Central America and Antilles[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

Further information: List of mountains in Australia

Hawaii[edit]

  • Mauna Kea (4,205m) Hawaii Island - dormant volcano - the tallest mountain in the world when measured from undersea base with a total height of 10,203m (33,476 ft)
  • Mauna Loa (4,170m) Hawaii Island - active volcano
  • Haleakala (3,050m) Maui Island - dormant volcano
  • Diamond Head (232m) Honolulu

Malay Archipelago[edit]

(Complete list of ultras)

New Zealand[edit]

South America[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Guyana[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Southern Andes[edit]

Atlantic Ocean[edit]

Arctic Ocean[edit]

Indian Ocean[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal and China agree on Mount Everest's height". BBC News. 8 April 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "K2". Britannica.com. Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Figures regarding the exact height of Kangchenjunga differ. Heights of 8,598 metres (28,209 ft) and 8,586 m (28,169 ft) are often given. On official 1:50,000 Nepalese mapping, the lower height is given, so this is given on this page also.
  4. ^ A height of 8,501 m is sometimes given but official Nepalese and Chinese mapping agree on 8,516 m.
  5. ^ http://www.7summits.com
  6. ^ Mount Elbrus - Britannica Concise Encyclopedia
  7. ^ Kort & Matrikelstyrelsen, Nyt højeste punkt i Danmark
  8. ^ Faktoider.nu, Danmarks högsta punkt
  9. ^ a b nfo2000m.no, Norska fjälltoppar över 2000 meter