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North Atlantic Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointPico de Teide (3718 m/12,198 ft)
CountriesSpain (51%), Cape Verde (28%), Portugal (21%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesIslas Canarias (51%), Açores (16%), Madeira (6%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area14,614 sq km / 5,642 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,770 km / 1,721 mi North-South
1,763 km / 1,096 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long28° 17' N; 16° 31' W
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Map of North Atlantic Islands
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the North Atlantic Islands.
Mid-Atlantic IslandsLevel 2 (Parent)
         North Atlantic IslandsLevel 3
                 AzoresLevel 4 (Child)
                 MadeiraLevel 4 (Child)
                 Canary IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Cape Verde IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
         South Atlantic IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the North Atlantic Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Pico de Teide371812,198Canary Islands
2.Pico Viejo313510,285Canary Islands
3.Pico de Cano28299281Cape Verde Islands
4.Montaña de Guajara27158907Canary Islands
5.Roque de la Grieta25758448Canary Islands
6.Montaña Pasajiron25278291Canary Islands
7.Roque de los Muchachos24267959Canary Islands
8.Montanha do Pico23517713Azores
9.Montana Mostaza22487375Canary Islands
10.Tope da Caroa19826503Cape Verde Islands
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Pico de Teide371812,198Canary Islands
2.Pico de Cano28299281Cape Verde Islands
3.Montanha do Pico23517713Azores
4.Pico Ruivo18626109Madeira



Photos of Peaks in the North Atlantic Islands

Pico de Teide
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Pico Del Teide looks massive from the crater floor at south side Park Entrance (Parador de Canades del Teide) (2011-08-22). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Garajonay
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From Pico del Teide's Teleferico, looking at south rim and (left to right) Roque de la Grieta, Montana Pasajiron and Montana de Guajara (2011-08-22). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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