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Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
1.Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.0 
2.Etna33233323Sicily998.8 
3.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges528.8 
4.Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees514.5 
5.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.9 
6.Corno Grande24762912Appenines445.3 
7.Musala24732925Macedonia-Thrace810.5 
8.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands440.4 
9.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3 
10.Galdhøpiggen23722469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3 
11.Gerlachovský štít23542654Carpathian Mountains510.2 
12.Olympus23532917Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3 
13.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands177.7 
14.Finsteraarhorn22804274Northern Alps51.7 
15.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.6 
16.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps138.0 
17.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps37.4 
18.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges237.2 
19.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.3 
20.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.6 
21.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps57.4 
22.Parângu Mare21032519Southern Carpathians84.2 
23.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.6 
24.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps81.1 
25.Moldoveanu20462544Southern Carpathians391.2 
26.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.6 
27.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.5 
28.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.5 
29.Säntis20202502Northern Alps27.7 
30.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace148.2 
31.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.7 
32.Olympus19511951Cyprus215.9 
33.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.3 
34.Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.5 
35.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.6 
36.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps23.2 
37.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps22.6 
38.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands69.0 
39.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges42.3 
40.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands207.0 
41.Monte Amaro18102793Appenines60.3 
42.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.7 
43.Dents du Midi17963257Western Alps19.7 
44.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges37.9 
45.Vihren Vrh17842915Macedonia-Thrace48.4 
46.Pangaion17731956Macedonia-Thrace64.8 
47.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps20.6 
48.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.8 
49.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.5 
50.Kebnekaise17472106Scandinavian Mountains757.3 

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List Description

"Core Europe" includes everything west of Russia except Iceland, Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Madeira, the Azores, and the Canaries. This is a reasonable, compact definition that focuses on areas that are unmistakably "European" in the minds of most people. The main ranges here are the Alps, Pyrenees, Balkan ranges, and seveal large Mediterranean islands (including Cyprus). There is a great variety to this list, as is common with many prominence-based lists that cover a wide area.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Petter Bjørstad, Jonathan de Ferranti, Eberhard Jurgalski, Vasja Kavcic and Aaron Maizlish, who did much of the research on which this list was based.

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