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Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
 Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.0 
 Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.3 
 Finsteraarhorn22804274Northern Alps51.7 
 Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.6 
 Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.6 
 Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps138.0 
 Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.7 
 Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.6 
 Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3 
 Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.6 
 Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges528.8 
 Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees514.5 
 Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps57.4 
 Dents du Midi17963257Western Alps19.7 
 Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps23.2 
 Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.6 
 Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps37.4 
 Olympus23532917Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3 
 Vihren Vrh17842915Macedonia-Thrace48.4 
 Corno Grande24762912Appenines445.3 
 Triglav20522864Eastern Alps81.1 
 Monte Amaro18102793Appenines60.3 
 Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges237.2 
 Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.9 
 Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.5 
 Gerlachovský štít23492654Carpathian Mountains510.2 
 Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.5 
 Moldoveanu20492544Southern Carpathians391.2 
 Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.5 
 Parângu Mare21032519Southern Carpathians84.2 
 Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.8 
 Säntis20202502Northern Alps27.7 
 Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges37.9 
 Galdhøpiggen23722469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3 
 Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands440.4 
 Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.5 
 Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands177.7 
 Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands69.0 
 Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps22.6 
 Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.3 
 Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.7 
 Kebnekaise17472106Scandinavian Mountains757.3 
 Chamechaude17692082Western Alps20.6 
 Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace127.6 
 Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges42.3 
 Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands207.0 

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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.


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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