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Canary Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointPico de Teide (3718 m/12,198 ft)
CountriesSpain
States/ProvincesIslas Canarias
Area7,462 sq km / 2,881 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent196 km / 122 mi North-South
464 km / 288 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long28° 17' N; 16° 31' W
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Map of Canary Islands
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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 Canary Islands.
North Atlantic IslandsLevel 3 (Parent)
         AzoresLevel 4 (Sibling)
         MadeiraLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Canary IslandsLevel 4
         Cape Verde IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Canary Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Pico de Teide371812,198 
2.Pico Viejo313510,285 
3.Montaña de Guajara27158907 
4.Roque de la Grieta25758448 
5.Montaña Pasajiron25278291 
6.Roque de los Muchachos24267959 
7.Montana Mostaza22487375 
8.El Morrón de la Agujereada19566417 
9.Pico de las Nieves19516401 
10.Pozo de las nieves19176289 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Canary 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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El Morrón de la Agujereada
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View from west. Main part of exposed scrambling route marked (2013-05-03). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Pico de las Nieves
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View from west. Main part of exposed scrambling route marked (2013-05-03). Photo by Lars Holme.
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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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