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 Pegunungan Arfak  Indonesia New Guinea 2,955 2,775 179
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]

Of the six ultra-prominent summits of the Hawaiian Islands, two rise on the island of Hawaiʻi, two on Maui, and one each on Kauaʻi and Molokaʻi.

The six ultra-prominent summits of the Hawaiian Islands

Rank Summit Country Island Elevation Prominence Isolation Key Col Location
1 Mauna Kea[2][3][4][5]  United States Island of Hawaiʻi 4207.3 m
13,803 ft
4207 m
13,803 ft
3,947 km
2,453 mi
sea level 19°49′15″N 155°28′05″W / 19.8207°N 155.4681°W / 19.8207; -155.4681 (Mauna Kea)
2 Haleakalā[6][7][8]  United States Island of Maui 3055 m
10,023 ft
3055 m
10,023 ft
121.4 km
75.4 mi
sea level 20°42′35″N 156°15′12″W / 20.7097°N 156.2533°W / 20.7097; -156.2533 (Haleakalā)
3 Mauna Loa[9][10][11]  United States Island of Hawaiʻi 4169 m
13,679 ft
2164 m
7,099 ft
40.6 km
25.2 mi
2006 m
6,580 ft
19°28′32″N 155°36′19″W / 19.4756°N 155.6054°W / 19.4756; -155.6054 (Mauna Loa)
4 Puʻu Kukui[12][13]  United States Island of Maui 1764 m
5,788 ft
1731 m
5,678 ft
34.8 km
21.6 mi
34 m
110 ft
20°53′25″N 156°35′11″W / 20.8904°N 156.5863°W / 20.8904; -156.5863 (Pu'u Kukui)
5 Kawaikini[14][15][16]  United States Island of Kauaʻi 1598 m
5,243 ft
1598 m
5,243 ft
327 km
203 mi
sea level 22°03′31″N 159°29′50″W / 22.0586°N 159.4973°W / 22.0586; -159.4973 (Kawaikini)
6 Kamakou[17][18][19]  United States Island of Molokaʻi 1512 m
4,961 ft
1512 m
4,961 ft
36.4 km
22.6 mi
sea level 21°06′23″N 156°52′06″W / 21.1065°N 156.8682°W / 21.1065; -156.8682 (Kamakou)

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 3,724 3,724 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

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

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

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. ^ The summit of Mauna Kea is the highest point of the Island of Hawaiʻi, the U.S. State of Hawaiʻi, and all islands of the 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 5998 meters (19,678 feet) for a total height of 10,205.3 meters (33,482 feet).
  3. ^ "SUMMIT". Datasheet for NGS Station TU2314. United States National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Mauna Kea". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Mauna Kea". Bivouac.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  6. ^ The summit of Haleakalā is the highest point of the Island of Maui and the westernmost 3000 meter (9842.5-foot) summit of the United States.
  7. ^ "Haleakalā". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Haleakalā". Bivouac.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  9. ^ 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. Mauna Loa is the southernmost and westernmost 4000-meter (13,123-foot) summit of the United States.
  10. ^ "Mauna Loa". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Mauna Loa". Bivouac.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Puʻu Kukui". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Puʻu Kukui". Bivouac.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  14. ^ The summit of Kawaikini is the highest point of the Island of Kauaʻi.
  15. ^ "Kawaikini". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Kawaikini". Bivouac.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  17. ^ The summit of Kamakou is the highest point of the Island of Molokaʻi.
  18. ^ "Kamakou". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  19. ^ "Kamakou". Bivouac.com. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 

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