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Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 3)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Mont Blanc15,41015,781Western Alps1747.3 
2.Etna10,90210,902Sicily620.6 
3.Mulhacén10,79111,414Andalucian Ranges328.6 
4.Pico de Aneto922611,168Pyrenees319.7 
5.Monte Cinto88788878Tyrrhennian Islands139.1 
6.Corno Grande81249554Appenines276.7 
7.Musala81139596Macedonia-Thrace503.6 
8.Mount Ida80588058Greek Islands273.6 
9.Großglockner796612,461Eastern Alps108.9 
10.Galdhøpiggen77828100Scandinavian Mountains974.5 
11.Gerlachovský štít77238707Carpathian Mountains317.0 
12.Olympus77209570Greek-Albanian Ranges158.0 
13.Óros Taigetos76937890Greek Islands110.4 
14.Finsteraarhorn748014,022Northern Alps32.1 
15.Wildspitze741812,362Eastern Alps30.2 
16.Piz Bernina732913,284Southern Alps85.7 
17.Hochkönig71569649Northern Alps23.2 
18.Korab71169068Greek-Albanian Ranges147.4 
19.Monte Rosa710315,203Southern Alps48.7 
20.Hoher Dachstein70089826Eastern Alps29.6 
21.Marmolada698910,965Eastern Alps35.7 
22.Parângu Mare68998264Southern Carpathians52.3 
23.Monte Viso676512,602Western Alps37.6 
24.Triglav67329396Eastern Alps50.4 
25.Moldoveanu67128346Southern Carpathians243.1 
26.Barre des Écrins670613,458Western Alps66.8 
27.Pachnes66868048Greek Islands41.9 
28.Maja e Jezercës66808839Dinaric Alps58.7 
29.Säntis66288209Northern Alps17.2 
30.Ágion Óros66016660Macedonia-Thrace92.1 
31.Ortles640812,812Southern Alps30.9 
32.Olympus64016401Cyprus134.1 
33.Cima Valdritta63987277Southern Alps13.9 
34.Torrecerredo63368688Cordillera Cantabrica215.3 
35.Gran Paradiso616413,323Western Alps27.7 
36.Pizzo di Coca616210,007Southern Alps14.4 
37.Cima Dódici61487664Eastern Alps14.0 
38.Óros Killini61297789Greek Islands42.9 
39.Óros Óssa60836490Greek-Albanian Ranges26.3 
40.Punta la Marmora60176017Tyrrhennian Islands128.6 
41.Monte Amaro59389163Appenines37.5 
42.Spathi58997047Greek Islands39.6 
43.Dents du Midi589310,686Western Alps12.2 
44.Nemerçka58798143Greek-Albanian Ranges23.6 
45.Vihren Vrh58539564Macedonia-Thrace30.1 
46.Pangaion58176417Macedonia-Thrace40.3 
47.Chamechaude58046831Western Alps12.8 
48.Peleaga57718232Southern Carpathians31.5 
49.Óros Voras57688294Greek-Albanian Ranges32.0 
50.Kebnekaise57316909Scandinavian Mountains470.5 

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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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