List of Ultras of Antarctica

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This is a list of all the Ultra prominent peaks (with topographic prominence greater than 1,500 metres) in Antarctica. Some islands in the South Atlantic have also been included and can be found at the end of the list.

Antarctica[edit]

A view of both Mount Erebus (left) and Mount Terror (right), Ross Island
No Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Vinson Massif  Antarctica 4,892 4,892 0
2 Mount Erebus  Antarctica (Ross Island) 3,794 3,794 0
3 Mount Siple  Antarctica (Siple Island) 3,110 3,110 0
4 Mount Stephenson  Antarctica (Alexander Island) 2,987 2,987 0
5 Mount Français  Antarctica (Anvers Island) 2,760 2,760 0
6 Mount Minto  Antarctica 4,165 2,616 1549
7 Mount Kirkpatrick  Antarctica 4,528 2,601 1927
8 Mount Parry  Antarctica (Brabant Island) 2,520 2,520 0
9 Mount Sidley  Antarctica 4,285 2,517 1768
10 Mount Lister  Antarctica 4,025 2,325 1700
11 Mount Gaudry  Antarctica (Adelaide Island) 2,315 2,315 0
12 Mount Irving  Antarctica (Clarence Island) 2,300 2,300 0
13 Mount Jackson  Antarctica 3,184 2,187 997
14 Mount Takahe  Antarctica 3,460 2,134 1316
15 Mount Foster  Antarctica (Smith Island) 2,105 2,105 0
16 Mount Markham  Antarctica 4,350 2,103 2247
17 Mount Paris  Antarctica (Alexander Island 2,896 2,058 838
18 Mount Murphy  Antarctica 2,705 2,055 650
19 Hawkes Heights  Antarctica (Coulman Island) 2,000 2,000 0
20 Toney Mountain  Antarctica 3,595 1,946 1649
21 unnamed  Antarctica (Alexander Island) 2,486 1,939 547
22 Mount Murchison  Antarctica 3,501 1,927 1574
23 Mount Supernal  Antarctica 3,655 1,804 1851
24 Mount Kaplan  Antarctica 4,230 1,783 2447
25 Mount Frakes  Antarctica 3,675 1,780 1895
26 Mount Friesland  Antarctica (Livingston Island) 1,700 1,700 0
27 Mount Melbourne  Antarctica 2,730 1,699 1031
28 Mount Terror  Antarctica (Ross Island) 3,230 1,696 1534
29 Mount Elizabeth  Antarctica 4,480 1,657 2823
30 Lars Christensen Peak  Antarctica (Peter I Island) 1,640 1,640 0
31 Dome A  Antarctica 4,091 1,639 2452
32 Mount Discovery  Antarctica 2,680 1,637 1043
33 Mount Verne  Antarctica (Pourquoi Pas Island) 1,632 1,632 0
34 Mount Haddington  Antarctica (James Ross Island) 1,630 1,630 0
35 Mount McClintock  Antarctica 3,490 1,621 1869
36 Mount Brewster  Antarctica 2,025 1,598 427
37 Mount Morning  Antarctica 2,725 1,515 1210
38 unnamed  Antarctica 3,938 1,500 2438

South Atlantic[edit]

No Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Mount Paget  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 2,934 2,934 0
2 Queen Mary's Peak  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (Tristan da Cunha) 2,062 2,062 0
3 Mount Carse  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 2,330 1,720 610

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