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Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 3)Isol-Mi
1.Mont Blanc15,41015,781Western Alps1747.3
2.Galdhøpiggen77828100Scandinavian Mountains974.5
3.Etna10,90210,902Sicily620.6
4.Musala81139596Macedonia-Thrace503.6
5.Kebnekaise57316909Scandinavian Mountains470.5
6.Mulhacén10,79111,414Andalucian Ranges328.6
7.Pico de Aneto922611,168Pyrenees319.7
8.Gerlachovský štít77238707Carpathian Mountains317.0
9.Corno Grande81249554Appenines276.7
10.Mount ida80588058Greek Islands273.6
11.Roman-Kosh50565069Ukrainian Plains243.2
12.Moldoveanu67128346Southern Carpathians243.1
13.Torrecerredo63368688Cordillera Cantabrica215.3
14.Pico Almanzor55428501Castile Ranges203.3
15.Serra Dolcedorme56277438Appenines160.5
16.Olympus77209570Greek-Albanian Ranges158.0
17.Korab71169068Greek-Albanian Ranges147.4
18.Puy de Sancy51776184Massif Central140.0
19.Monte Cinto88788878Tyrrhennian Islands139.1
20.Vârful Pietrosu51777556Carpathian Mountains137.5
21.Punta la Marmora60176017Tyrrhennian Islands128.6
22.Óros Taigetos76937890Greek Islands110.4
23.Großglockner795012,461Eastern Alps108.9
24.Monte Cimone51747103Appenines104.6
25.Oros Giona55848235Greek-Albanian Ranges99.5
26.Jiehkkesvárri57126017Scandinavian Mountains97.0
27.Ágion Óros66016660Macedonia-Thrace92.1
28.Piz Bernina732913,284Southern Alps85.7
29.Botev51417795Balkan Mountains77.5
30.Smólikas Óros56968652Greek-Albanian Ranges74.7
31.Óros Fengari52855285Greek Islands69.7
32.Barre des Écrins670613,458Western Alps66.8
33.Óros Dírfis57195719Greek Islands66.3
34.Óros Aínos53415341Greek Islands64.1
35.Pelister Vrh49738533Greek-Albanian Ranges62.8
36.Maja e Jezercës66808839Dinaric Alps58.7
37.Montalto56076414Appenines56.3
38.Parângu Mare68998264Southern Carpathians52.3
39.Snøhetta54957500Scandinavian Mountains51.8
40.Triglav67329396Eastern Alps50.4
41.Monte Rosa710315,203Southern Alps48.7
42.Psili Korifi49675213Greek-Albanian Ranges46.5
43.Óros Killini61297789Greek Islands42.9
44.Pachnes66868048Greek Islands41.9
45.Pangaion58176417Macedonia-Thrace40.3
46.Maja e Valamares50067785Greek-Albanian Ranges40.2
47.Spathi58997047Greek Islands39.6
48.Sarektjåhkkå49846854Scandinavian Mountains38.7
49.Monte Viso676512,602Western Alps37.6
50.Monte Amaro59389163Appenines37.5
51.Solunska Glava54668333Greek-Albanian Ranges37.0
52.Marmolada698910,965Eastern Alps35.7
53.Grintovec55978392Eastern Alps33.1
54.Maja e Kendrevicës54666959Greek-Albanian Ranges32.8
55.Finsteraarhorn748014,022Northern Alps32.1
56.Óros Voras57688294Greek-Albanian Ranges32.0
57.Peleaga57718232Southern Carpathians31.5
58.Ortles640812,812Southern Alps30.9
59.Wildspitze741812,362Eastern Alps30.2
60.Vihren Vrh58539564Macedonia-Thrace30.1
61.Hoher Dachstein70089826Eastern Alps29.6
62.Gran Paradiso616413,323Western Alps27.7
63.Großer Priel55878251Eastern Alps27.1
64.Kerkini52336663Macedonia-Thrace26.8
65.Zugspitze57289718Northern Alps26.6
66.Óros Óssa60836490Greek-Albanian Ranges26.3
67.Tödi515111,857Northern Alps26.2
68.Nemerçka58798143Greek-Albanian Ranges23.6
69.Hochkönig71569649Northern Alps23.2
70.Zirbitzkogel49287861Eastern Alps21.7
71.Óros Parnassos52108054Greek-Albanian Ranges21.4
72.Birkkarspitze51419019Northern Alps20.6
73.Jôf di Montasio52399032Eastern Alps19.7
74.Monte Antelao569310,709Eastern Alps19.4
75.Säntis66288209Northern Alps17.2
76.Grand Combin497714,154Southern Alps16.5
77.Store Lenangstind51675331Scandinavian Mountains16.1
78.Wilder Kaiser50927690Northern Alps15.8
79.Grande Tete de l'Obiou50569150Western Alps15.0
80.Pointe Percée53809022Western Alps14.9
81.Piz Kesch493411,214Southern Alps14.6
82.Pizzo di Coca616210,007Southern Alps14.4
83.Cima Dódici61487664Eastern Alps14.0
84.Cima Valdritta63987277Southern Alps13.9
85.Grimming49807713Eastern Alps13.8
86.Monte Bondone55287152Southern Alps13.3
87.Hochtor49877772Eastern Alps12.9
88.Chamechaude58046831Western Alps12.8
89.Mali i Cikës51286706Greek-Albanian Ranges12.7
90.Dents du Midi589310,686Western Alps12.2
 Cima Brenta490810,338Southern Alps11.6
91.Cima Presanella549811,673Southern Alps11.5
92.Polinik51849134Eastern Alps11.3
93.Birnhorn54638642Northern Alps10.4
94.Pointe d'Arcalod56407274Western Alps10.3
95.Col Nudo53978110Eastern Alps8.0
96.La Tournette49677713Western Alps8.0
97.Grigna Settentrionale55357907Southern Alps7.8

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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. 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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