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The Highest Mountains On Each Continent

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The Mountains; Formation of Mountains; Types of Mountains; Location of Mountains; Growing Mountains; The Mountain Range and System; Highest and Tallest Mountain; Over 8000 Meters Tall; The Highest Mountains On Each Continent; Erosion Over Mountains; Mountaineering; Weather Conditions and Life On Mountains; Role Of Mountains In Social Life

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Mountain Peak

Range

Location

Height (meters)

Country

Continent

Mount Everest

Himalayas

Nepal

Asia

8850

Monut Aconcagua

Andes

Argentina

South America

6959

Mount McKinley (Denali)

Alaska

United States of America

North America

6194

Uhuru Peak

Kilimanjaro

Tanzania

Africa

5895

Mount Elbrus

Caucasus

Russia

Europe

5642

Vinson Massif (Mount Vinson)

Sentinel

-

Antarctica

4897

Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya or Jaya Kesuma)

Jayawijaya and Sudirman Mountains

Australia

Australia - Oceania

4884

Mount Kosciuszko (Mount Koscuisko)

Snowy Mountains (Australian Alps)

Australia

Australia - Oceania

2228

Mont Blanc meaning the white mountain, Italian Monte Bianco is the “highest and hugest” summit in the Alps with a height of 4807 meters in Europe, French territory. Glaciers cover approximately 100 square kilometres of Mont Blanc.

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