List of mountain peaks by prominence

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Chart of the 100 peaks with highest prominence

This is a list of the 125 most prominent mountain peaks. Topographic prominence of a peak is the independence of the summit from whatever is around it. It is "the elevation difference between the summit and the lowest contour line encircling it and no higher summit".[1]

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No. Peak Range Location Prominence (m) Height (m) Col (m) Parent
1. Mount Everest Himalayas     Nepal   China 8,848 8,848 0 None
2. Aconcagua Andes   Argentina 6,962 6,962 0 None
3. Denali* Alaska Range   United States 6,144 6,191 47 Aconcagua
4. Mount Kilimanjaro* Eastern Rift mountains   Tanzania 5,885 5,895 10 Everest
5. Pico Cristóbal Colón Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta   Colombia 5,509 5,700 191 Aconcagua
6. Mount Logan Saint Elias Mountains   Canada 5,250 5,959 709 Denali
7. Pico de Orizaba Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt   Mexico 4,922 5,636 714 Mount Logan
8. Vinson Massif Sentinel Range   Antarctica 4,892 4,892 0 None
9. Puncak Jaya Sudirman Range   Indonesia 4,884 4,884 0 None
10. Mount Elbrus Caucasus Mountains   Russia 4,741 5,642 901 Everest
11. Mont Blanc Alps   France   Italy 4,695 4,808 113 Everest
12. Mount Damavand Alborz   Iran 4,667 5,610 943 Mount Elbrus
13. Klyuchevskaya Sopka Kamchatka   Russia 4,649 4,750 101 Everest
14. Nanga Parbat Himalayas   Pakistan 4,608 8,125 3,517 Everest
15. Mauna Kea Hawaiian Islands   United States 4,205 4,205 0 None
16. Jengish Chokusu Kakshaal Too   China   Kyrgyzstan 4,148 7,439 3,291 Everest
17. Bogda Peak Bogda Shan   China 4,122 5,445 1,323 Everest
18. Chimborazo Cordillera Occidental   Ecuador 4,118 6,263 2,145 Aconcagua
19. Namcha Barwa Himalayas   China 4,106 7,782 3,676 Everest
20. Mount Kinabalu Crocker Range   Malaysia 4,095 4,095 0 None
21. Mount Rainier Cascade Range   United States 4,023 4,393 370 Denali

Orizaba

22. K2 Karakoram   China   Pakistan 4,017 8,611 4,594 Everest
23. Ras Dashen Semien Mountains   Ethiopia 3,997 4,550 553 Kilimanjaro
24. Volcán Tajumulco Sierra Madre de Chiapas   Guatemala 3,980 4,220 240 Denali

Orizaba

25. Pico Bolívar Sierra Nevada de Mérida   Venezuela 3,957 4,981 1,024 Aconcagua

Chimborazo

26. Mount Fairweather Saint Elias Mountains   Canada   United States 3,955 4,671 722 Mount Logan
27. Yushan Yushan Range   Taiwan 3,952 3,952 0 None
28. Mount Stanley Rwenzori Mountains   DR Congo   Uganda 3,951 5,109 1,158 Kilimanjaro
29. Kanchenjunga Himalayas     Nepal  India 3,922 8,586 4,664 Everest
30. Tirich Mir Hindu Kush   Pakistan 3,908 7,708 3,800 Everest

K2

31. Mount Cameroon Cameroon line   Cameroon 3,901 4,040 139 Kilimanjaro

Stanley

32. Mount Kenya Eastern Rift mountains   Kenya 3,825 5,199 1,374 Kilimanjaro
33. Mount Kerinci Barisan Mountains   Indonesia 3,805 3,805 0 None
34. Mount Erebus Ross Island   Antarctica 3,794 3,794 0 None
35. Mount Fuji Honshu   Japan 3,776 3,776 0 None
36. Toubkal Atlas Mountains   Morocco 3,757 4,167 410 Kilimanjaro

Stanley

37. Cerro Chirripó Cordillera de Talamanca   Costa Rica 3,727 3,820 93 Aconcagua

Chimborazo

38. Mount Rinjani Lesser Sunda Islands   Indonesia 3,726 3,726 0 None
39. Aoraki/Mount Cook Southern Alps   New Zealand 3,724 3,724 0 None
40. Teide Tenerife   Spain 3,718 3,718 0 None
41. Mount Boising Finisterre Range   Papua New Guinea 3,709 4,150 441 Puncak Jaya
42. Monte San Valentin Andes   Chile 3,696 4,058 362 Aconcagua
43. Gunnbjørn Fjeld Watkins Range   Greenland 3,694 3,694 0 None
44. Ojos del Salado Andes   Argentina   Chile 3,688 6,893 3,205 Aconcagua
45. Semeru Java   Indonesia 3,676 3,676 0 None
46. Ritacuba Blanco Cordillera Oriental   Colombia 3,645 5,410 1,765 Aconcagua

Chimborazo

47. Mount Gongga Daxue Mountains   China 3,642 7,556 3,914 Everest

K2

48. Mount Ararat Armenian Highlands   Turkey 3,611 5,137 1,526 Damavand
49. Kongur Tagh Kongur Shan   China 3,585 7,649 4,064 Everest

K2

50. Mount Blackburn Wrangell Mountains   United States 3,535 4,996 1,461 Mount Logan
51. Mount Hayes Alaska Range   United States 3,501 4,216 715 Denali
52. Mount Latimojong Sulawesi   Indonesia 3,478 3,478 0 None
53. Mount Saint Elias Saint Elias Mountains   Canada   United States 3,448 5,489 2,041 Mount Logan
54. Ismoil Somoni Peak Pamir Mountains   Tajikistan 3,402 7,495 4,093 Everest

K2

55. Dhaulagiri Himalayas     Nepal 3,357 8,167 4,810 K2
56. Mercedario Cordillera de la Ramada   Argentina 3,353 6,720 3,367 Aconcagua
57. Lautaro Andes   Chile 3,345 3,623 278 Aconcagua
58. Belukha Mountain Altai Mountains   Kazakhstan   Russia 3,343 4,506 1,163 Everest

K2

59. Mount Etna Sicily   Italy 3,329 3,329 0 None
60. Monte San Lorenzo Andes   Argentina   Chile 3,319 3,706 387 Aconcagua
61. Mount Karisimbi Virunga Mountains   DR Congo   Rwanda 3,312 4,507 1,195 Mount Stanley
62. Jabal an Nabi Shu'ayb Sarawat Mountains   Yemen 3,311 3,666 355 Ararat

Everest

63. Mount Waddington Coast Mountains   Canada 3,289 4,019 730 Mount Fairweather
64. Mulhacén Sierra Nevada   Spain 3,285 3,479 194 Mont Blanc
65. Mount Slamet Java   Indonesia 3,284 3,428 144 Semeru
66. Sabalan Alborz   Iran 3,283 4,811 1,528 Mount Ararat
67. Mount Marcus Baker Chugach Mountains   United States 3,269 4,016 747 Mount Hayes
68. Sauyr Zhotasy Saur Mountains   China   Kazakhstan 3,252 3,840 588 Belukha

Everest

69. Cerro del Bolsón Andes   Argentina 3,252 5,552 2,300 Aconcagua

Salado

70. Tomort Tian Shan   China 3,243 4,886 1,643 Bogda Feng
71. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Yun Range   China 3,202 5,596 2,394 Everest

K2

72. Mount Meru Eastern Rift mountains   Tanzania 3,170 4,565 1,395 Mount Kenya
73. Shiveluch Kamchatka   Russia 3,168 3,307 139 Klyuchevskaya
74. Nanda Devi Himalayas   India 3,139 7,816 4,677 Dhaulagiri

K2

75. Ichinsky Sredinny Range   Russia 3,125 3,607 482 Klyuchevskaya
76. Mount Lawu Java   Indonesia 3,118 3,265 147 Semeru
77. Batura Sar Karakoram   Pakistan 3,118 7,795 4,677 K2
78. Mount Siple Siple Island   Antarctica 3,110 3,110 0 None
79. Pico Duarte Cordillera Central   Dominican Republic 3,098 3,098 0 None
80. Manaslu Himalayas     Nepal 3,092 8,163 5,071 Everest
81. Mount Whitney Sierra Nevada   United States 3,073 4,418 1,345 Orizaba
82. Piton des Neiges Réunion   France 3,069 3,069 0 None
83. Raung Java   Indonesia 3,069 3,332 263 Semeru
84. Xuelian Feng Tian Shan   China 3,068 6,627 3,559 Jengish Chokusu
85. Haleakalā Hawaiian Islands   United States 3,055 3,055 0 None
86. Mount Lucania Saint Elias Mountains   Canada 3,046 5,226 2,180 Mount Logan
87. Mount Agung Bali   Indonesia 3,031 3,031 0 None
88. Mount Binaiya Seram   Indonesia 3,027 3,027 0 None
89. Popocatepetl Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt   Mexico 3,020 5,400 2,380 Orizaba
90. Pico Basilé Bioko   Equatorial Guinea 3,011 3,011 0 None
91. Koryaksky Sredinny Range   Russia 2,999 3,456 457 Klyuchevskaya
92. Gangkhar Puensum Himalayas   China Template:BHU 2,995 7,570 4,575 Kangchenjunga
93. Mount Stephenson Douglas Range   Antarctica 2,987 2,987 0 None
94. Annapurna Himalayas     Nepal 2,984 8,091 5,107 Everest
95. Pik Talgar Trans-Ili Alatau   Kazakhstan 2,982 4,979 1,997 Everest

Jengish Chokusu

96. Mount Shasta Cascade Range   United States 2,977 4,317 1,340 Orizaba

Whitney

97. Mount Wilhelm Bismarck Range   Papua New Guinea 2,969 4,509 1,540 Puncak Jaya
98. Pico do Ramelau Timor   Timor-Leste 2,963 2,963 0 None
99. Mount Apo Apo–Talomo   Philippines 2,954 2,954 0 None
100. Gyala Peri Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains   China 2,942 7,294 4,352 Dhaulagiri

K2

101. Mount Leuser Sumatra   Indonesia 2,941 3,466 525 Mount Kerinci
102. Mount Paget Allardyce Range Template:Country data South Georgia 2,934 2,934 0 None
103. Chakragil Kunlun Mountains   China 2,934 6,760 3,826 Everest

Gongga

104. Emi Koussi Tibesti Mountains   Chad 2,934 3,445 511 Karisimbi

Kilimanjaro

105. Monarch Mountain Coast Mountains   Canada 2,930 3,555 625 Denali

Waddington

106. Mount Suckling Owen Stanley Range   Papua New Guinea 2,925 3,676 751 Puncak Jaya
107. Mount Pulag Cordillera Central   Philippines 2,922 2,922 0 None
108. El Mela Andes   Argentina 2,907 4,150 1,243 Aconcagua

Salado

109. Taftan Baluchestan Mountains   Iran 2,901 3,941 1,040 Sabalan
110. Jabal Shams Al Hajar Mountains Template:OMA 2,899 3,019 120 Everest

Jabal an Nabi Shu'ayb

111. Shishapangma Himalayas   China 2,897 8,027 5,130 Annapurna
112. Pico da Neblina Cerro de la Neblina   Brazil 2,886 2,994 108 Aconcagua

Ritacuba Blanco

113. Saramati Patkai   India   Myanmar 2,885 3,826 941 Dhaulagiri

Everest

114. Maromokotro Madagascar   Madagascar 2,876 2,876 0 None
115. Mount Shishaldin Aleutian Range   United States 2,869 2,869 0 None
116. Moncong Lompotabang Sulawesi   Indonesia 2,857 2,874 17 Latimojong
117. Buni Zom Hindu Raj   Pakistan 2,845 6,542 3,697 Everest

K2

118. Kuh-e Bandaka Hindu Kush   Afghanistan 2,834 6,812 3,978 Tirich Mir
119. Mount Robson Rainbow Range   Canada 2,829 3,959 1,130 Orizaba

Whitney

120. Mount Fogo Fogo   Cape Verde 2,829 2,829 0 None
121. Kamet Himalayas   India 2,825 7,756 4,931 Nanda Devi
122. Rakaposhi Karakoram   Pakistan 2,818 7,788 4,970 K2
123. Aneto Pyrenees   Spain 2,812 3,404 592 Mulhacén
124. Arjuno-Welirang Java   Indonesia 2,812 3,339 527 Semeru
125. Jiuding Shan Daxue Mountains   China 2,808 4,969 2161 Everest

K2

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Maizlish, Aaron (10 October 2003). "Orometry: Introduction to Prominence". Peaklist. Prominence and Orometrics: A Study of the Measurement of Mountains. Retrieved 14 November 2019.

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