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Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-Km
1.Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.0
2.Galdhøpiggen23722469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3
3.Etna33233323Sicily998.8
4.Musala24732925Macedonia-Thrace810.0
5.Kebnekaise17472106Scandinavian Mountains756.7
6.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges526.3
7.Gerlachovský štít23492654Carpathian Mountains510.0
8.Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees507.5
9.Corno Grande24762912Appenines445.3
10.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands439.9
11.Moldoveanu20492544Southern Carpathians387.1
12.Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.5
13.Pico Almanzor16892591Castile Ranges326.9
14.Roman-Kosh15411545Ukrainian Plains306.7
15.Serra Dolcedorme17152267Appenines255.0
16.Olympus23532917Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3
17.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges235.3
18.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.3
19.Puy de Sancy15781885Massif Central221.6
20.Vârful Pietrosu15782303Carpathian Mountains220.2
21.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands204.6
22.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands176.9
23.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3
24.Monte Cimone15772165Appenines168.4
25.Jiehkkesvárri17411834Scandinavian Mountains155.8
26.Oros Giona17022510Greek-Albanian Ranges154.9
27.Olympus19511951Cyprus148.1
28.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps137.8
29.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace126.2
30.Smólikas Óros17362637Greek-Albanian Ranges118.3
31.Óros Fengari16111611Greek Islands111.3
32.Botev15672376Balkan Mountains110.1
33.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.3
34.Pelister Vrh15162601Greek-Albanian Ranges100.7
35.Óros Aínos16281628Greek Islands97.3
36.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.1
37.Óros Dírfis17431743Greek Islands91.3
38.Montalto17091955Appenines87.1
39.Parângu Mare21032519Southern Carpathians84.2
40.Snøhetta16752286Scandinavian Mountains82.9
41.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.3
42.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps72.5
43.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.5
44.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands67.3
45.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.4
46.Sarektjåhkkå15192089Scandinavian Mountains62.3
47.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.2
48.Monte Amaro18102793Appenines60.2
49.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps57.3
50.Solunska Glava16662540Greek-Albanian Ranges55.9
51.Grintovec17062558Eastern Alps53.1
52.Finsteraarhorn22804274Northern Alps51.7
53.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.2
54.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.8
55.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.6
56.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.5
57.Vihren Vrh17842915Macedonia-Thrace48.4
58.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.6
59.Psili Korifi15141589Greek-Albanian Ranges45.1
60.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.5
61.Tödi15703614Northern Alps42.1
62.Großer Priel17032515Eastern Alps41.0
63.Kerkini15952031Macedonia-Thrace40.1
64.Pangaion17731956Macedonia-Thrace39.0
65.Maja e Kendrevicës16662121Greek-Albanian Ranges38.0
66.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges37.9
67.Zirbitzkogel15022396Eastern Alps34.4
68.Óros Parnassos15882455Greek-Albanian Ranges34.4
69.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges33.8
70.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps33.6
71.Jôf di Montasio15972753Eastern Alps31.6
72.Monte Antelao17353264Eastern Alps31.3
73.Säntis20202502Northern Alps27.7
74.Birkkarspitze15672749Northern Alps26.9
75.Grand Combin15174314Southern Alps26.5
76.Maja e Valamares15262373Greek-Albanian Ranges26.3
77.Zugspitze17462962Northern Alps25.8
78.Store Lenangstind15751625Scandinavian Mountains23.3
79.Wilder Kaiser15522344Northern Alps23.2
80.Piz Kesch15043418Southern Alps22.9
81.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.1
82.Grande Tete de l'Obiou15412789Western Alps22.0
83.Hochtor15202369Eastern Alps20.8
84.Mali i Cikës15632044Greek-Albanian Ranges19.0
85.Dents du Midi17963257Western Alps19.0
86.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps18.9
87.Cima Presanella16763558Southern Alps18.4
88.Pointe Percée16402750Western Alps17.7
 Cima Brenta14963151Southern Alps17.5
89.Grimming15182351Eastern Alps17.0
90.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps17.0
91.Monte Bondone16852180Southern Alps16.5
92.Birnhorn16652634Northern Alps16.0
93.Pointe d'Arcalod17192217Western Alps15.7
94.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps13.5
95.Grigna Settentrionale16872410Southern Alps12.5
96.Col Nudo16452472Eastern Alps11.1
97.La Tournette15142351Western Alps10.7
98.Polinik15802784Eastern Alps10.4

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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 several 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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