Minya Konka

Minya Konka

Minya Konka, peak, China: see Gongga.

Eight-thousanders

The 14 "eight-thousanders", 8,000 meters or higher above sea level, all in the Himalayas:

Seven Summits

The highest mountains of each continent (the Seven Summits):

Summit Elevation m Continent Range Country
Kilimanjaro (Kibo Summit) 5,895 (19,341 ft) Africa Kilimanjaro Tanzania
Vinson Massif 4,897 (16,50 ft) Antarctica Ellsworth Mountains n/a (claimed by Chile)
Carstenz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) 4,884 (16,024 ft) Oceania The Sudirman Range Papua New Guinea
Everest 8,848 (29,035 ft) Asia Himalaya Nepal, China (Tibet)
Elbrus 5,642 (15,810 ft) Europe Caucasus Russian Federation
Mount McKinley (Denali) 6,194 (20,320 ft) North America Alaska Range United States
Aconcagua 6,962 (22,841 ft) South America Andes Argentina

By Continent or area

Africa

Antarctica

Asia

Himalaya

The rankings are derived from the list of highest mountains, which ranks mountains separated by 500 m of prominence. See talk page.

Hindu Kush

Karakoram

   * Istor-o-nal (7,403 m), Pakistan - #68 in the world
   * Noshaq (7,492 m), Afghanistan-Pakistan - #52 in the world
   * Saraghrar (7,349 m), Pakistan - #78 in the world
   * Tirich Mir (7,690 m), Pakistan - #33 in the world - Highest in peak Hindukush range

Others

Europe

Alps

See also: Alps, List of mountains of the Alps, List of mountains of Switzerland

Apennines

Balkans

See also: List of mountains in Albania, List of mountains in Kosovo, List of mountains in Greece, Greek names of mountains, List of mountains in Bulgaria, Mountains of the Republic of Macedonia.

Carpathian Mountains

Caucasus

Cyprus

Iberia

Iceland

No. Mountain Country part Elevation
1. Hvannadalshnjúkur 2111 m
2. Bárðarbunga 2000 m
3. Kverkfjöll 1920 m
4. Snæfellsjökull 1833 m
5. Hofsjökull 1765 m
6. Herðubreið 1682 m
7. Eiríksjökull 1675 m
8. Eyjafjallajökull 1666 m
9. Tungnafellsjökull 1540 m
10. Kerling 1538 m

Ireland

Scandinavia

Denmark
Note that this list only considers Denmark as a country, Danish territories (Faroe Islands and Greenland) are not considered. Also note that the listing only considers natural formations

Source: Kort & Matrikelstyrelsen, Faktoider.nu.

No. Mountain Country part Elevation
1. Møllehøj Skanderborg municipality 170,86 m
2. Yding Skovhøj Horsens municipality 170,77 m
3. Ejer Bavnehøj 170,35 m
4. Lindbjerg 170,08 m
5. Margretelyst SØ 169,78 m
6. Vistofte 169,44 m
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Finland
No. Mountain Country part Elevation
1. Halti Lappi/Finnmark 1324 m
2. Ridnitsohkka Lappi 1317 m
3. Kiedditsohkka Lappi 1280 m
4. Kovddoskaisi Lappi 1240 m
5. Ruvdnaoaivi Lappi 1239 m
6. Loassonibba Lappi 1180 m
7. Urtasvaara Lappi 1150 m
8. Kahperusvaarat Lappi 1144 m
9. Aldorassa Lappi 1130 m
10. Kieddoaivi Lappi 1100 m

  • The summit of Halti at 1,365 m is actually in Norway, which makes Ridnitsohkka the highest summit in Finland.

Norway
Norway has 300 peaks above 2000 m.

Source: nfo2000m.no.

No. Mountain Municipality Elevation
1. Galdhøpiggen Lom 2469 m
2. Glittertind Lom 2465 m
3. Store Skagastølstinden (aka. Storen) Luster / Årdal 2405 m
4. Store Styggedalstinden, eastern peak Luster 2387 m
5. Store Styggedalstinden, western peak Luster 2380 m
6. Skardstinden Lom 2373 m
7. Veslepiggen (aka. Vesle Galdhøpiggen) Lom 2369 m
8. Store Surtningssui Lom / Vågå 2368 m
9. Store Memurutinden, eastern peak Lom 2366 m
10. Store Memurutinden, western peak Lom 2364 m
Sweden
Sweden has 12 peaks above 2000 meters in height.

Np. Mountain Landskap Elevation
1. Kebnekaise, Sydtoppen Lappland 2104 m
2. Kebnekaise, Nordtoppen Lappland 2097 m
3. Sarektjåkkå, Stortoppen Lappland 2089 m
4. Kaskasatjåkka Lappland 2076 m
5. Sarektjåkkå, Nordtoppen Lappland 2056 m
6. Kaskasapakte Lappland 2043 m
7. Sarektjåkkå, Sydtoppen Lappland 2023 m
8. Akka, Stortoppen Lappland 2016 m
9. Akka, Nordvästtoppen Lappland 2010 m
10. Sarektjåkkå, Buchttoppen Lappland 2010 m
11. Pårtetjåkkå Lappland 2005 m
12. Palkattjåkkå Lappland 2002 m

Sweden, Highest peaks per "landskap". Note that the "landskap" in Sweden is a bit un-exact since it is a historical denomination. Therefor other opinions exist.

Landskap Mountain Elevation (möh)
Blekinge Rävabacken 189
Bohuslän Björnerödspiggen 222
Dalarna Storvätteshågna 1204
Dalsland Baljåsen 302
Gotland Lojsta hed 83
Gästrikland Lustigknopp 402
Halland Högalteknall 226
Hälsingland Garpkölen 671
Härjedalen Helags 1797
Jämtland Storsylen 1743
Lappland Kebnekaise 2104
Medelpad Myckelmyrberget 577
Norrbotten Vitberget 594
Närke Tomasbodahöjden 298
Skåne Söderåsen 212
Småland Tomtabacken 377
Södermanland Skogsbyås 124
Uppland Tallmossen 118
Värmland Granberget 701
Västerbotten Åmliden 550
Västergötland Galtåsen 361
Västmanland Fjällberget 466
Ångermanland Tåsjöberget 635
Öland Högsrum 55
Östergötland Stenabohöjden 328

Other Swedish peaks

United Kingdom

See also:

Mountains of the United Kingdom
List of mountains and hills of the British Isles by height
Mountains and hills of Scotland

to be categorised

North America

Canada

Notables

Greenland

See also: List of mountains in Greenland

Mexico

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Australia

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South America

Andes

Cordillera de la Costa, Venezuela

Colombian Andes

Cordillera Occidental, Ecuador

Cordillera Real, Ecuador

Interandino mountains, Ecuador

Peruvian Andes

Cordillera Real, Bolivia

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Mid-Oceanic Islands (excluding Iceland and Oceania)

Atlantic Ocean

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References

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