List of volcanoes by elevation

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A list (incomplete) of volcanoes on Earth arranged by elevation in metres above sea level.


6,000 metres[edit]

Mountain Metres Feet Location and Notes
Ojos del Salado 6,893 22,615 Argentina/Chile – Highest volcano on Earth
Llullaillaco 6,739 22,110 Argentina/Chile-second Highest volcano on earth
Tipas 6,660 21,850 Argentina
Incahuasi 6,621 21,722 Argentina/Chile
Tupungato 6,570 21,555 Argentina/Chile
Nevado Sajama 6,542 21,463 Bolivia – Highest peak of Bolivia
Ata 6,501 21,329 Argentina/Chile
Coropuna 6,425 21,079 Peru
Cerro El Cóndor 6,414 21,043 Argentina
Parinacota 6,348 20,827 Bolivia/Chile
Ampato 6,288 20,630 Peru
Chimborazo 6,267 20,561 Ecuador – Furthest point from Earth's centre
Pular 6,233 20,449 Chile
Cerro Solo 6,190 20,308 Argentina/Chile
Aucanquilcha 6,176 20,262 Chile
San Pedro 6,145 20,161 Chile
Sierra Nevada 6,127 20,102 Argentina/Chile
Solimana 6,093 19,990 Peru
Aracar 6,082 19,954 Argentina
Guallatiri 6,071 19,918 Chile
Chachani 6,057 19,872 Peru
Socompa 6,051 19,852 Argentina/Chile
Acamarachi 6,046 19,836 Chile
Hualca Hualca 6,025 19,767 Peru
Uturunku 6,008 19,711 Bolivia

5,000 metres[edit]

Mountain Metres Feet Location and Notes
Tacora 5,980 19,619 Chile
Sabancaya 5,976 19,606 Peru
Sairecabur 5,971 19,590 Bolivia/Chile
Cerro Paniri 5,946 19,508 Chile
Licancabur 5,920 19,423 Bolivia/Chile
Miñiques 5,910 19,390 Chile
Cotopaxi 5,897 19,347 Ecuador – Second highest in Ecuador
Kilimanjaro 5,895 19,341 Tanzania – Highest in Africa
Putana Volcano 5,890 19,324 Bolivia/Chile
Falso Azufre 5,890 19,324 Argentina/Chile
Ollagüe 5,868 19,252 Bolivia/Chile
Taapaca 5,860 19,226 Chile
San José 5,856 19,213 Argentina/Chile
Cerro del Azufre 5,846 19,180 Chile
El Misti 5,822 19,101 Peru
Tutupaca 5,815 19,078 Peru
Tocorpuri 5,808 19,055 Bolivia/Chile
Cayambe 5,790 18,996 Ecuador –  Third highest in Ecuador
Antisana 5,753 18,875 Ecuador
Peinado 5,740 18,832 Argentina Mountain elev row)
Linzor 5,680 18,635 Bolivia/Chile
Ubinas 5,672 18,609 Peru –  Active volcano (2006)
Pichu Pichu 5,664 18,583 Peru
Mount Elbrus 5,642 18,510 Russia – Highest in Caucasus
Pico de Orizaba 5,636 18,491 Mexico – Highest in Mexico
Mount Damavand 5,610 18,406 Iran – Highest in Iran
Lascar Volcano 5,592 18,346 Chile
Isluga 5,550 18,209 Chile
Yucamani 5,550 18,209 Peru
Pampa Luxsar 5,543 18,186 Bolivia
Sara Sara 5,505 18,061 Peru
Tata Sabaya 5,430 17,815 Bolivia
Popocatépetl 5,426 17,802 Mexico –  Second highest in Mexico
Ticsani 5,408 17,743 Peru
Nevado del Ruiz 5,389 17,680 Colombia –  23,000 people die in 1985 eruption
Maipo 5,264 17,270 Argentina-Chile
Illiniza 5,248 17,218 Ecuador
Sangay 5,230 17,159 Ecuador
Iztaccíhuatl 5,230 17,159 Mexico – Third highest in Mexico
Mount Kenya 5,199 17,057 Kenya – Highest in Kenya
Mount Ararat 5,137 16,854 Turkey – Highest in Turkey
Mount Kazbek 5,047 16,558 Georgia
Tungurahua 5,023 16,480 Ecuador

4,000 metres[edit]

Mountain Metres Feet Location and Notes
Risco Plateado 4,999 16,401 Argentina
Mount Blackburn 4,996 16,391 Alaska, United States
Santa Isabel 4,950 16,240 Colombia
Mount Sanford 4,949 16,237 Alaska, United States
Palomo 4,860 15,945 Chile
Huaynaputina 4,850 15,912 Peru
Sabalan 4,811 15,784 Iran
Corazón 4,790 15,715 Ecuador
Pichincha Volcano 4,784 15,696 Ecuador
Mount Churchill 4,766 15,636 Alaska, United States
Cumbal Volcano 4,764 15,630 Colombia
Rumiñahui 4,721 15,489 Ecuador
Domuyo 4,709 15,449 Argentina
Klyuchevskaya Sopka 4,688 15,381 Russia
Purace 4,650 15,256 Colombia
Kamen 4,585 15,043 Russia
Mount Meru 4,566 14,980 Tanzania
Imbabura Volcano 4,557 14,951 Ecuador
Mount Karisimbi 4,507 14,787 Rwanda/Democratic Republic of Congo
La Malinche 4,462 14,639 Mexico
Caichinque 4,450 14,600 Chile
Cerro Negro de Mayasquer 4,445 14,583 Colombia
Sotará 4,400 14,436 Colombia
Mount Rainier 4,392 14,409 Washington, United States
Mount Giluwe 4,368 14,331 Papua New Guinea
Mount Shasta 4,322 14,180 California, United States
Mount Wrangell 4,317 14,163 Alaska, United States
Tinguiririca 4,280 14,042 Chile
Galeras 4,276 14,029 Colombia
Mojanda 4,263 13,986 Ecuador
Volcán Tajumulco 4,220 13,845 Guatemala
Mauna Kea 4,205 13,796 Hawaii, United States
Mount Sidley 4,181 13,717 Antarctica –  Highest volcano in Antarctica
Mauna Loa 4,169 13,678 Hawaii, United States
Dona Juana 4,150 13,615 Colombia
Mount Muhabura 4,127 13,540 Rwanda/Uganda
Planchón-Peteroa 4,107 13,474 Argentina/Chile
Mount Cameroon 4,095 13,435 Cameroon
Mount Aragats 4,095 13,435 Armenia
Mount Jarvis 4,091 13,422 Alaska, United States
Antofagasta de la Sierra 4,000 13,123 Argentina
Cerro Bravo 4,000 13,123 Colombia

3,000 metres[edit]

Mountain Metres Feet Location and Notes
Tromen 3,978 13,051 Argentina
Acatenango 3,976 13,045 Guatemala
Descabezado Grande 3,953 12,969 Chile
Ushkovsky 3,943 12,936 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Taftan 3,940 12,927 Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran
Mount Erciyes 3,916 12,848 Kayseri Province, Turkey
Quilotoa 3,914 12,841 Ecuador
Jocotitlan 3,900 12,795 Mexico
Romeral 3,858 12,657 Colombia
Mount Kerinci 3,805 12,484 Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Erebus 3,795 12,451 Antarctica
Cerro Azul 3,788 12,428 Chile
Mount Hagen 3,778 12,395 Papua New Guinea
Mount Fuji 3,776 12,388 Chūbu region, Honshū, Japan
Santa María 3,772 12,375 Guatemala
Volcán de Fuego 3,763 12,346 Guatemala
Volcán de Agua 3,750 12,303 Guatemala
Lanín 3,747 12,293 Argentina/Chile
Mount Adams 3,743 12,280 Washington, United States
Mount Rinjani 3,726 12,224 Lombok, Indonesia
Teide 3,718 12,198 Tenerife, Spain
Sahand 3,707 12,162 East Azarbaijan, Iran
Payun Matru 3,680 12,073 Argentina
Semeru 3,676 12,060 Java, Indonesia
Mount Drum 3,661 12,011 Alaska, United States
Kabargin Oth Group 3,650 11,975 Georgia
Lautaro 3,607 11,834 Chile
Ghegam Ridge 3,597 11,801 Armenia
Toney Mountain 3,595 11,795 Antarctica
Mount Tendürek 3,584 11,759 Turkey
Mount Steere 3,558 11,673 Antarctica
Santo Tomas 3,542 11,621 Guatemala
Volcán Atitlán 3,535 11,598 Guatemala
Kronotsky 3,527 11,572 Kamtchatka Peninsula Russia
Bazman 3,490 11,450 Iran
Mount Berlin 3,478 11,411 Antarctica
Volcán Barú 3,474 11,398 Panama
Mount Nyiragongo 3,470 11,385 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mount Takahe 3,460 11,352 Antarctica
Koryaksky 3,456 11,339 Kamtchatka Peninsula Russia
Cerro Arenales 3,437 11,276 Chile
Irazú Volcano 3,432 11,260 Costa Rica
Mount Slamet 3,428 11,247 Java, Indonesia
Mount Hood 3,426 11,240 Oregon, United States
Emi Koussi 3,415 11,204 Chad
Mount Overlord 3,395 11,138 Antarctica
Mammoth Mountain 3,390 11,122 California, United States
Mount Spurr 3,374 11,070 Alaska, United States
Mount Sumbing 3,371 11,060 Java, Indonesia
Turrialba Volcano 3,340 10,958 Costa Rica
Arjuno-Welirang 3,339 10,955 Java, Indonesia
Raung 3,332 10,932 Java, Indonesia
Dar-Alages 3,329 10,922 Armenia
Mount Etna 3,329 10,922 Sicily, Italy
Mount Hampton 3,323 10,902 Antarctica
Mount Waesche 3,292 10,801 Antarctica
Mount Baker 3,285 10,778 Washington United States
Toussidé 3,265 10,712 Chad
Mount Lawu 3,265 10,712 Java, Indonesia
Mount Hasan 3,253 10,673 Turkey
Cuicocha 3,246 10,650 Ecuador
Nevado de Longaví 3,242 10,636 Chile
Mount Terror 3,230 10,597 Antarctica
Glacier Peak 3,213 10,541 Washington, United States
Nevados de Chillán 3,212 10,538 Chile
Mount Jefferson 3,199 10,495 Oregon, United States
Almolonga 3,197 10,489 Guatemala
Vakak Group 3,190 10,466 Afghanistan
Lassen Peak 3,189 10,463 California, United States
Mount Dempo 3,173 10,410 Sumatra, Indonesia
El Jorullo 3,170 10,400 Mexico
Parícutin 3,170 10,400 Mexico
Callaqui 3,164 10,381 Chile
Volcán Tolimán 3,158 10,361 Guatemala
South Sister 3,157 10,358 Oregon, United States[1]
Mount Merbabu 3,145 10,318 Central Java, Indonesia
Mount Sundoro 3,136 10,289 Java, Indonesia
Llaima 3,125 10,253 Chile
Mount Siple 3,110 10,203 Antarctica
Mount Redoubt 3,108 10,197 Alaska, United States
Tarso Voon 3,100 10,171 Chad
Zimina 3,081 10,108 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Cereme 3,078 10,098 Java, Indonesia
Mount Ellis 3,078 10,098 Antarctica
Piton des Neiges 3,069 10,069 Réunion, Indian Ocean
Mount Ontake 3,067 10,062 Chūbu region, Honshū, Japan
Mount Nyamuragira 3,058 10,033 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Haleakalā 3,055 10,023 Maui, Hawaii, United States
Mount Iliamna 3,053 10,016 Alaska, United States
Pleiades 3,040 9,974 Antarctica
Hayes Volcano 3,034 9,954 Alaska, United States
Mount Agung 3,031 9,944 Bali, Indonesia
Mount Norikura 3,026 9,928 Chūbu region, Honshū, Japan
Pico Basilé 3,011 9,879 Bioko, Equatorial Guinea
Royal Society Volcano 3,000 9,843 Antarctica
Tskhouk-Karckar 3,000 9,843 Armenia

2,000 metres[edit]

Mountain Metres Feet Location and Notes
Copahue 2,997 9,833 Argentina/Chile
Mount Zuqualla 2,989 9,806 Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Antuco 2,979 9,774 Chile
Mount Andrus 2,978 9,770 Antarctica
Mount Gede 2,958 9,705 Java, Indonesia
Mount Apo 2,954 9,692 Philippines
Udina 2,923 9,590 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Talakmau 2,919 9,577 West Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Merapi 2,914 9,560 Central Java/Togyakarta, Indonesia
Mount Marapi 2,891 9,485 West Sumatra, Indonesia
Geureudong 2,885 9,465 Sumatra, Indonesia
Bezymianny 2,882 9,455 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Silverthrone 2,865 9,400 British Columbia, Canada
Lonquimay 2,865 9,400 Chile
Mount Tambora 2,850 9,350 Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia
Villarrica 2,847 9,341 Chile
Mount Fogo 2,829 9,281 Cape Verde
Mount Patah 2,817 9,242 Sumatra, Indonesia
Tolhuaca 2,806 9,206 Chile
Peuet Sague 2,801 9,190 Indonesia
Porak 2,800 9,186 Armenia
Ijen 2,799 9,183 Java, Indonesia
Mount Ruapehu 2,797 9,177 North Island, New Zealand
Mount Edziza 2,787 9,144 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Longonot 2,776 9,108 Kenya
Mawson Peak 2,745 9,006 Heard Island, Australia
Baekdu Mountain 2,744 9,003 North Korea/China
Avachinsky 2,741 8,993 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Melbourne 2,732 8,963 Antarctica
Mount Morning 2,723 8,934 Antarctica
Mount Balbi 2,715 8,907 Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
Poás Volcano 2,708 8,885 Costa Rica
Mount Murphy 2,703 8,868 Antarctica
Mount Haku 2,702 8,865 Chūbu region, Honshū, Japan
Mount Discovery 2,681 8,796 Antarctica
Mount Meager 2,680 8,793 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Garibaldi 2,678 8,786 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Papandayan 2,665 8,743 Java, Indonesia
Osorno 2,652 8,701 Chile
Piton de la Fournaise 2,631 8,632 Réunion, Indian Ocean
Mount Kendang 2,608 8,556 Java, Indonesia
Alney-Chashakondzha 2,598 8,524 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Talang 2,597 8,520 Sumatra, Indonesia
Gamchen 2,576 8,451 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Asama 2,568 8,425 Honshū, Japan
Dieng Volcanic Complex 2,565 8,415 Java, Indonesia
Mount Wilis 2,563 8,409 Java, Indonesia
Sierra Nevada 2,554 8,379 Chile
Pacaya 2,552 8,373 Guatemala
Ostry 2,552 8,373 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount St. Helens 2,550 8,366 Washington, United States
Aguilera 2,546 8,353 Chile
Shishel 2,525 8,284 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Taranaki/Egmont 2,518 8,261 North Island, New Zealand
Mount Sumbing 2,507 8,225 Sumatra, Indonesia
Bridge River Cones 2,500 8,202 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Nantai 2,486 8,156 Honshū, Japan
Rainbow Range 2,478 8,130 British Columbia, Canada
Bukit Daun 2,467 8,094 Sumatra, Indonesia
Mayon Volcano 2,463 8,081 Albay, Philippines
Sinabung 2,460 8,071 Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Yake 2,455 8,054 Chūbu region, Honshū, Japan
Mount Tandikat 2,438 7,999 West Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Patuha 2,434 7,986 Java, Indonesia
Spectrum Range 2,430 7,972 British Columbia, Canada
Mocho-Choshuenco 2,415 7,923 Los Ríos Region, Chile
Ilgachuz Range 2,410 7,907 British Columbia, Canada
Michinmahuida 2,404 7,887 Chile
Melimoyu 2,400 7,874 Chile
Mount Cayley 2,394 7,854 British Columbia, Canada
Santa Ana Volcano 2,381 7,812 El Salvador
Kizimen 2,376 7,795 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Itcha Range 2,368 7,769 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Karthala 2,361 7,746 Comoros, Indian Ocean
Suswa 2,356 7,730 Kenya
Taunshits 2,353 7,720 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Pico 2,351 7,713 Azores, Portugal
Quetrupillán 2,350 7,710 Chile
Mount Malabar 2,343 7,687 Java, Indonesia
Ulawun 2,334 7,657 West New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Mount Bromo 2,329 7,641 Java, Indonesia
Mutnovsky 2,322 7,618 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
The Black Tusk 2,319 7,608 British Columbia, Canada
Corcovado 2,300 7,546 Chile
Ngauruhoe 2,291 7,516 New Zealand
Dzenzursky 2,285 7,497 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Sollipulli 2,282 7,487 Chile
Menengai 2,278 7,474 Kenya
Bakening 2,278 7,474 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Beerenberg 2,277 7,470 Jan Mayen, Norway
Black Dome Mountain 2,252 7,388 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Guntur 2,249 7,379 West Java, Indonesia
Mount Kembar 2,245 7,365 Sumatra, Indonesia
Inierie 2,245 7,365 Flores Island, Indonesia
Puyehue 2,236 7,336 Chile
Nabro 2,218 7,277 Northern Red Sea, Eritrea
Sibayak 2,212 7,257 Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Salak 2,211 7,254 Java, Indonesia
Talagabodas 2,201 7,221 Java, Indonesia
Level Mountain Range 2,190 7,185 British Columbia, Canada
Yate 2,187 7,175 Chile
San Vicente 2,182 7,159 El Salvador
Wayang-Windu 2,182 7,159 Java, Indonesia
Vilyuchik 2,173 7,129 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Kusatsu-Shirane 2,171 7,123 Honshū, Japan
Snegovoy 2,169 7,116 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
Galunggung 2,168 7,113 Java, Indonesia
Vysoky 2,161 7,090 Kamchatka Peninsuala, Russia
Mount Banahaw 2,158 7,080 Philippines
Kambalny 2,156 7,073 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Mount Kunyit 2,151 7,057 Sumatra, Indonesia
Sorikmarapi 2,145 7,037 Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Fee 2,134 7,001 British Columbia, Canada
San Miguel 2,130 6,988 San Miguel Department, El Salvador
Ash Mountain 2,125 6,972 British Columbia, Canada
Ebulobo 2,124 6,969 Flores Island, Indonesia
Mount Minto 2,107 6,913 British Columbia, Canada
Ranakah 2,100 6,890 Flores Island, Indonesia
Khodutka 2,090 6,857 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Tangkuban Perahu 2,084 6,837 West Java, Indonesia
Bukit Lumut Balai 2,055 6,742 Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Price 2,052 6,732 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Ungaran 2,050 6,726 Java, Indonesia
Yanteles 2,042 6,699 Chile
Mount Nipesotsu 2,013 6,604 Hokkaidō, Japan
Heart Peaks 2,012 6,601 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Fentale 2,007 6,585 Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Bárðarbunga 2,005 6,578 Iceland
Tarso Toh 2,000 6,562 Chad
Khangar 2,000 6,562 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia

1,000 metres[edit]

Mountain Metres Feet Location and Notes
Mount Yōtei 1,898 6,227 Hokkaidō, Japan
San Cristobal 1,745 5,725 Chinandega, Nicaragua
Mount Kirishima 1,700 5,577 Kyushu, Japan
Mount Aso 1,592 5,223 Kyushu, Japan
Shinmoedake 1,421 4,662 Kyushu, Japan
Mount Vesuvius 1,281 4,203 Province of Naples, Italy
Sakurajima 1,117 3,665 Kyushu, Japan-smallest volcano on earth

From its base on the ocean floor[edit]

A list (incomplete) of volcanoes on Earth arranged by elevation in metres from its base on the ocean floor.

Volcanoes Metres
Mauna Kea 10.203 metres.
Mauna Loa over 9.000 metres.
Teide 7.500 metres.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Climbing the Cascade Volcanoes