List of Ultras of Oceania

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This is a list of the 67 ultra-prominent summits (with topographic prominence greater than 1,500 metres) of Oceania, plus the two Ultras of the Southern Indian Ocean.

Indonesian New Guinea[edit]

The 12 ultra-prominent summits of Papua, Indonesia

Rank Peak Country Island Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Puncak Jaya (Carstensz Pyramid)  Indonesia New Guinea 4,884 4,884 0
2 Mount Arfak  Indonesia New Guinea 2,940 2,761 179
3 Puncak Mandala  Indonesia New Guinea 4,760 2,760 2000
4 Mount Kobowre  Indonesia New Guinea 3,750 2,217 1533
5 Mount Gauttier  Indonesia New Guinea 2,230 2,007 223
6 Mount Wondiwoi  Indonesia New Guinea 2,180 1,985 195
7 Bon Irau  Indonesia New Guinea 2,500 1,900 600
8 Mount Cycloop  Indonesia New Guinea 2,000 1,876 124
9 Undundi-Wandandi  Indonesia New Guinea 3,640 1,740 1900
10 Mount Kumawa  Indonesia New Guinea 1,680 1,636 44
11 Angemuk  Indonesia New Guinea 3,949 1,565 2384
12 Deyjay  Indonesia New Guinea 3,340 1,555 1785

See also: List of Ultras of Malay Archipelago for other ultra prominent peaks elsewhere in the Indonesian archipelago.

Papua New Guinea[edit]

The 31 ultra-prominent summits of Papua New Guinea

Rank Peak Country Island Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Finisterre Range High Point[1]  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 4,175 3,734 441
2 Mount Suckling  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 3,676 2,976 700
3 Mount Wilhelm  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 4,509 2,969 1540
4 Mount Victoria  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 4,038 2,738 1300
5 Mount Balbi  Papua New Guinea Bougainville Island 2,715 2,715 0
6 Mount Oiautukekea  Papua New Guinea Goodenough Island 2,536 2,536 0
7 Mount Giluwe  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 4,367 2,507 1860
8 New Ireland High Point  Papua New Guinea New Ireland 2,340 2,340 0
9 Mount Ulawun  Papua New Guinea New Britain 2,334 2,334 0
10 Mount Kabangama  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 4,104 2,284 1820
11 Nakanai Mountains High Point  Papua New Guinea New Britain 2,316 2,056 260
12 Mount Kilkerran  Papua New Guinea Fergusson Island 1,947 1,947 0
13 Mount Piora  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 3,557 1,897 1660
14 Mount Bosavi  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 2,507 1,887 620
15 Mount Karoma  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 3,623 1,883 1740
16 Mount Simpson  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 2,883 1,863 1020
17 Mount Kunugui  Papua New Guinea Karkar Island 1,833 1,833 0
18 Mount Victory  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 1,891 1,831 60
19 Manam High Point  Papua New Guinea Manam 1,807 1,807 0
20 Mount Michael  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 3,647 1,787 1860
21 Mount Talawe  Papua New Guinea New Britain 1,824 1,773 51
22 Barurumea Ridge  Papua New Guinea New Britain 2,063 1,723 340
23 Mount Sarawaget  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 4,121 1,701 2420
24 Bewani Mountains High Point  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 1,980 1,664 316
25 Mount Bel  Papua New Guinea Umboi Island 1,658 1,658 0
26 unnamed summit  Papua New Guinea New Britain 1,951 1,651 300
27 Mount Maybole  Papua New Guinea Fergusson Island 1,665 1,597 68
28 Adelbert Range High Point  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 1,716 1,576 140
29 Sibium Mountains High Point  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 2,295 1,555 740
30 Mount Shungol  Papua New Guinea New Guinea 2,752 1,518 1234
31 Mount Taraka  Papua New Guinea Bougainville Island 2,251 1,511 740

Hawai'i[edit]

The six ultra-prominent summits of the Hawaiian Islands

Rank Summit Country Island Elevation Prominence Isolation Location Col (m)
1 Mauna Kea[2][3]  United States Island of Hawaiʻi !B9916559654335 4205 m
13,796 ft
!B9916559654335 4205 m
13,796 ft
!B9848115539141 3,947 km
2,453 mi
19°49′15″N 155°28′05″W / 19.8207°N 155.4680°W / 19.8207; -155.4680 (Mauna Kea) 0
2 Haleakalā[4][5]  United States Island of Maui !B9919754618550 3055 m
10,023 ft
!B9919754618550 3055 m
10,023 ft
!B9882932362181 121 km
75 mi
20°42′35″N 156°15′12″W / 20.7097°N 156.2533°W / 20.7097; -156.2533 (Haleakalā) 0
3 Mauna Loa[6][7]  United States Island of Hawaiʻi !B9916644824140 4169 m
13,679 ft
!B9923203903395 2164 m
7,099 ft
!B9893877380110 41 km
25 mi
19°28′32″N 155°36′19″W / 19.4756°N 155.6054°W / 19.4756; -155.6054 (Mauna Loa) 2005
4 Puʻu Kukui[8]  United States Island of Maui !B9925245575941 1764 m
5,788 ft
!B9925437453492 1731 m
5,678 ft
!B9894952064705 36 km
23 mi
20°53′25″N 156°35′11″W / 20.8904°N 156.5863°W / 20.8904; -156.5863 (Puʻu Kukui) 33
5 Kawaikini[9][10]  United States Island of Kauaʻi !B9926234505728 1598 m
5,243 ft
!B9926234505728 1598 m
5,243 ft
!B9873012453349 327 km
203 mi
22°03′31″N 159°29′50″W / 22.0586°N 159.4973°W / 22.0586; -159.4973 (Kawaikini) 0
6 Kamakou[11][12]  United States Island of Molokaʻi !B9926787367106 1512 m
4,961 ft
!B9926787367106 1512 m
4,961 ft
!B9894982255479 36 km
23 mi
21°06′23″N 156°52′06″W / 21.1065°N 156.8682°W / 21.1065; -156.8682 (Kamakou) 0

New Zealand[edit]

The ten ultra-prominent summits of New Zealand

Rank Peak Country Island Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Aoraki/Mount Cook  New Zealand South Island 3,755 3,755 0
2 Mount Ruapehu  New Zealand North Island 2,797 2,797 0
3 Mount Aspiring/Tititea  New Zealand South Island 3,033 2,471 562
4 Mount Taranaki/Egmont  New Zealand North Island 2,518 2,308 210
5 Mount Tutoko  New Zealand South Island 2,723 2,191 532
6 Mount Tapuaenuku  New Zealand South Island 2,884 2,021 863
7 Single Cone  New Zealand South Island 2,319 1,969 350
8 Manakau  New Zealand South Island 2,608 1,798 810
9 Mount Taylor  New Zealand South Island 2,333 1,636 698
10 Skippers Range High Point  New Zealand South Island 1,648 1,598 50

Pacific Islands[edit]

The six ultra-prominent summits of the Pacific Islands*

Rank Peak Country Island Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Mount Popomanaseu  Solomon Islands Guadalcanal 2,335 2,335 0
2 Mont Orohena  French Polynesia Tahiti 2,241 2,241 0
3 Mount Tabwemasana  Vanuatu Espiritu Santo 1,879 1,879 0
4 Silisili  Samoa Savai'i 1,858 1,858 0
5 Mount Veve  Solomon Islands Kolombangara 1,768 1,768 0
6 Mont Panié  New Caledonia Grande Terre 1,628 1,628 0

* Excluding New Guinea, New Zealand, and the Hawaiian Islands.

Australia[edit]

The two ultra-prominent summits of the Commonwealth of Australia

Rank Peak Country Landmass Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Mount Kosciuszko  Australia Australia 2,228 2,228 0
2 Mount Ossa  Australia Tasmania 1,617 1,617 0

Southern Indian Ocean[edit]

The two ultra-prominent summits of the Southern Indian Ocean

Rank Peak Country Island Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Mawson Peak  Australia Heard Island 2,745 2,745 0
2 Mont Ross  French Southern and Antarctic Lands Kerguelen Island 1,850 1,850 0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The source used for Finesterre High Point[1] notes that recent SRTM data suggests an elevation closer to (but at least) 4,120 m. This would support Peakbagger which lists the peak at 4,125 m.
  2. ^ Mauna Kea is the highest point of the Island of Hawaiʻi, the State of Hawaiʻi, and the entire Pacific Ocean. Mauna Kea is also the tallest mountain on Earth as measured from base to summit. The shield volcano sits on the ocean floor at a depth of 5,998 meters (19,678 ft) for a total height of 10,203 meters (33,474 ft)
  3. ^ "Mauna Kea". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ Haleakalā is the apex of the Island of Maui
  5. ^ "Haleakalā". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  6. ^ The shield volcano Mauna Loa is the most voluminous mountain on Earth with an estimated volume of 74,000 km³ (17,800 cubic miles), or enough material to fill the Grand Canyon more than 18 times.
  7. ^ "Mauna Loa". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Puʻu Kukui". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  9. ^ Kawaikini is the apex of the Island of Kauai
  10. ^ "Kawaikini". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  11. ^ Kamakou is the apex of the Island of Molokaʻi
  12. ^ "Kamakou". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 

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