List of mountain peaks of Greenland

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The summit of Gunnbjørn Fjeld is the highest point on the Island of Greenland, Kalaallit Nunaat, the Kingdom of Denmark, and the entire Arctic.

This article comprises three sortable tables of major mountain peaks of Greenland. For this article, Greenland includes all of Kalaallit Nunaat including the Island of Greenland and surrounding islands.

Topographic elevation is the vertical distance above the reference geoid, a precise mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface. Topographic prominence is the elevation difference between the summit and the highest or key col to a higher summit. Topographic isolation is the minimum great circle distance to a point of higher elevation.

This article defines a significant summit as a summit with at least 100 meters (330 feet) of topographic prominence, and a major summit as a summit with at least 500 meters (1,600 feet) of topographic prominence. An ultra-prominent summit is a summit with at least 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) of topographic prominence.

Highest major summits[edit]

The following sortable table lists the 25 highest mountain peaks of Greenland with at least 500 meters (1,600 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 25 highest mountain peaks of Greenland with at least
500 meters of topographic prominence


Rank Mountain Peak Island Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 Gunnbjørn Fjeld[1] PB Island of Greenland 3694 m
12,119 ft
3694 m
12,119 ft
3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 Qaqqaq Kershaw PB Island of Greenland 3683 m
12,083 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
8.9 km
5.5 mi
3 Qaqqaq Johnson PB Island of Greenland 3669 m
12,037 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
3.7 km
2.3 mi
4 Qaqqaq Paul Emile Victor PB Island of Greenland 3609 m
11,841 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
15 km
9 mi
5 Peak 3549 PB Island of Greenland 3549 m
11,644 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
7.4 km
4.6 mi
6 Mont Forel PB Island of Greenland 3391 m
11,125 ft
1581 m
5,187 ft
359 km
223 mi
7 Borgtinderne PB Island of Greenland 3348 m
10,984 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
50 km
31 mi
8 Ejnar Mikkelsen Fjeld PB Island of Greenland 3308 m
10,853 ft
1608 m
5,276 ft
17 km
11 mi
9 Greenland Ice Cap High Point PB Island of Greenland 3238 m
10,623 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
476 km
296 mi
10 Petermann Bjerg PB Island of Greenland 2900 m
9,514 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
289 km
179 mi
11 Greenland Ice Cap South High Point PB Island of Greenland 2875 m
9,432 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
535 km
332 mi
12 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland 2831 m
9,288 ft
2181 m
7,156 ft
164 km
102 mi
13 Patuersoq PB Island of Greenland 2740 m
8,990 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
291 km
181 mi
14 Avannaarsua High Point PB Island of Greenland 2600 m
8,530 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
636 km
395 mi
15 Sukkertoppen PB Island of Greenland 2440 m
8,005 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
476 km
296 mi
16 Klosterbjerge PB Island of Greenland 2410 m
7,907 ft
1635 m
5,364 ft
39 km
24 mi
17 Margaretatopp PB Island of Greenland 2360 m
7,743 ft
1585 m
5,200 ft
51 km
32 mi
18 Payers Tinde PB Island of Greenland 2320 m
7,612 ft
2045 m
6,709 ft
26 km
16 mi
19 Reval Toppen PB Island of Greenland 2320 m
7,612 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
361 km
224 mi
20 Point 2289 PB Island of Greenland 2289 m
7,510 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
28 km
17 mi
21 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland 2259 m
7,411 ft
2009 m
6,591 ft
527 km
328 mi
22 Point 2227 PB Island of Greenland 2227 m
7,306 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
17 km
11 mi
23 Milne Land High Point PB Milne Land 2200 m
7,218 ft
2200 m
7,218 ft
161 km
100 mi
24 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland 2200 m
7,218 ft
1950 m
6,398 ft
101 km
63 mi
25 Mount Atter PB Island of Greenland 2190 m
7,185 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
18 km
11 mi

Most prominent summits[edit]

The following sortable table lists the 25 most topographically prominent mountain peaks of Greenland.

See the List of Ultras of Greenland for a table of all summits with at least 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 25 most topographically prominent mountain peaks of Greenland

Rank Mountain Peak Island Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 Gunnbjørn Fjeld[1] PB Island of Greenland 3694 m
12,119 ft
3694 m
12,119 ft
3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 Milne Land High Point PB Milne Land 2200 m
7,218 ft
2200 m
7,218 ft
161 km
100 mi
3 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland 2831 m
9,288 ft
2181 m
7,156 ft
164 km
102 mi
4 Palup Qaqa PB Upernivik Island 2105 m
6,906 ft
2105 m
6,906 ft
17 km
11 mi
5 Payers Tinde PB Island of Greenland 2320 m
7,612 ft
2045 m
6,709 ft
26 km
16 mi
6 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland 2259 m
7,411 ft
2009 m
6,591 ft
527 km
328 mi
7 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland 2200 m
7,218 ft
1950 m
6,398 ft
101 km
63 mi
8 Disko Island High Point PB Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq Island) 1904 m
6,247 ft
1904 m
6,247 ft
33 km
20 mi
9 Angelin Bjerg PB Ymer Island 1900 m
6,234 ft
1900 m
6,234 ft
44 km
27 mi
10 Traill Island High Point PB Traill Island 1884 m
6,181 ft
1884 m
6,181 ft
73 km
46 mi
11 Parnaqussuit Qavaat High Point PB Island of Greenland 1860 m
6,102 ft
1820 m
5,971 ft
37 km
23 mi
12 Roosevelts Fjeld High Point PL Island of Greenland 1920 m
6,299 ft
1770 m
5,807 ft
NA
13 Storo Island High Point PB Storo Island
East Greenland
1770 m
5,807 ft
1770 m
5,807 ft
30 km
19 mi
14 Snehaetten PB Qeqertarsuaq Island
(near Upernivik Island)
1765 m
5,791 ft
1765 m
5,791 ft
29 km
18 mi
15 Helges Halvo High Point PB Helges Halvo 1750 m
5,741 ft
1750 m
5,741 ft
141 km
88 mi
16 Svedenborg Bjerg PB Geographical Society Island 1730 m
5,676 ft
1730 m
5,676 ft
24 km
15 mi
17 Hahn Land High Point PB Island of Greenland 1744 m
5,722 ft
1694 m
5,558 ft
347 km
216 mi
18 Agpalik PB Island of Greenland 1690 m
5,545 ft
1690 m
5,545 ft
45 km
28 mi
19 Nuussuaq High Point PB Island of Greenland 2144 m
7,034 ft
1669 m
5,476 ft
84 km
52 mi
20 Hardersbjerg PB Island of Greenland 1679 m
5,509 ft
1658 m
5,440 ft
56 km
35 mi
21 Klosterbjerge PB Island of Greenland 2410 m
7,907 ft
1635 m
5,364 ft
39 km
24 mi
22 Qingagssat Qaqit PB Island of Greenland 1782 m
5,846 ft
1632 m
5,354 ft
23 km
15 mi
23 Storøen Island High Point PB Storo Island
West Greenland
1616 m
5,302 ft
1616 m
5,302 ft
27 km
17 mi
24 Agssaussat PB Island of Greenland 2140 m
7,021 ft
1615 m
5,299 ft
18 km
11 mi
25 Kloftbjerge PB Island of Greenland 2163 m
7,096 ft
1613 m
5,292 ft
70 km
43 mi

Most isolated major summits[edit]

The following sortable table lists the 25 most topographically isolated mountain peaks of Greenland with at least 500 meters (1,600 feet) of topographic prominence.

The first 24 of these summits have at least 100 kilometres (62 miles)} of topographic isolation and at least 500 meters (1,600 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 25 most topographically isolated mountain peaks of Greenland
with at least 500 meters of topographic prominence


Rank Mountain Peak Island Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 Gunnbjørn Fjeld[1] PB Island of Greenland 3694 m
12,119 ft
3694 m
12,119 ft
3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 Avannaarsua High Point PB Island of Greenland 2600 m
8,530 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
636 km
395 mi
3 Greenland Ice Cap South High Point PB Island of Greenland 2875 m
9,432 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
535 km
332 mi
4 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland 2259 m
7,411 ft
2009 m
6,591 ft
527 km
328 mi
5 Peary Land High Point PB Island of Greenland 1910 m
6,266 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
509 km
317 mi
6 Greenland Ice Cap High Point PB Island of Greenland 3238 m
10,623 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
476 km
296 mi
7 Sukkertoppen PB Island of Greenland 2440 m
8,005 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
476 km
296 mi
8 Haffner Bjerg PB Island of Greenland 1483 m
4,865 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
387 km
241 mi
9 Reval Toppen PB Island of Greenland 2320 m
7,612 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
361 km
224 mi
10 Mont Forel PB Island of Greenland 3391 m
11,125 ft
1581 m
5,187 ft
359 km
223 mi
11 Hahn Land High Point PB Island of Greenland 1744 m
5,722 ft
1694 m
5,558 ft
347 km
216 mi
12 Patuersoq PB Island of Greenland 2740 m
8,990 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
291 km
181 mi
13 Petermann Bjerg PB Island of Greenland 2900 m
9,514 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
289 km
179 mi
14 Point 1740 PB Island of Greenland 1740 m
5,709 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
263 km
163 mi
15 Point 813 PB Island of Greenland 813 m
2,667 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
169 km
105 mi
16 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland 2831 m
9,288 ft
2181 m
7,156 ft
164 km
102 mi
17 Milne Land High Point PB Milne Land 2200 m
7,218 ft
2200 m
7,218 ft
161 km
100 mi
18 Alabama Nunatak PB Island of Greenland 1520 m
4,987 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
161 km
100 mi
19 Helges Halvo High Point PB Helges Halvo 1750 m
5,741 ft
1750 m
5,741 ft
141 km
88 mi
20 Point 574 PB Island of Greenland 574 m
1,883 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
122 km
76 mi
21 J.A.D. Jensen Nunatakker PB Island of Greenland 1668 m
5,472 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
119 km
74 mi
22 Favres Bjerg PB Island of Greenland 2000 m
6,562 ft
1546 m
5,072 ft
117 km
73 mi
23 Fynske Alper PB Island of Greenland 1065 m
3,494 ft
>500 m
>1,640 ft
109 km
68 mi
24 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland 2200 m
7,218 ft
1950 m
6,398 ft
101 km
63 mi
25 Schweizerland High Point PB Island of Greenland 1680 m
5,512 ft
1605 m
5,266 ft
95 km
59 mi

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The summit of Gunnbjørn Fjeld is the highest point on the Island of Greenland, Kalaallit Nunaat, the Kingdom of Denmark, and the entire Arctic.

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