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Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscents
1.Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.0376
2.Etna33573357Sicily998.855
3.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges526.3150
4.Pico de Aneto28113404Pyrenees507.5102
5.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.364
6.Corno Grande24762912Apennines445.390
7.Musala24732925Macedonia-Thrace810.0144
8.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands439.962
9.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3185
10.Galdhøpiggen23792469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3204
11.Olympus23542918Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3158
12.Gerlachovský štít23492654Carpathian Mountains510.0117
13.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands176.522
14.Finsteraarhorn22794274Northern Alps51.734
15.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.586
16.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps137.851
17.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps33.665
18.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges235.384
19.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.2125
20.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.673
21.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps55.381
22.Parângu Mare21022519Southern Carpathians84.230
23.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.235
24.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps72.5295
25.Moldoveanu20462544Southern Carpathians391.199
26.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.332
27.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.529
28.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.019
29.Säntis20152502Northern Alps25.888
30.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace126.210
31.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.647
32.Olympus19511951Cyprus148.181
33.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.150
34.Torrecerredo19362649Cordillera Cantabrica346.516
35.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.5193
36.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps18.918
37.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps13.527
38.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands67.323
39.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges34.123
40.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands204.635
41.Monte Amaro18102793Apennines60.247
42.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.426
43.Dents du Midi17973258Western Alps19.051
44.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges35.35
45.Vihren17832914Macedonia-Thrace48.446
46.Pangaion17731956Macedonia-Thrace39.017
47.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps17.065
48.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.828
49.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.214
50.Zugspitze17462962Northern Alps25.8351
 Kebnekaise - Nordtoppen17352097Scandinavian Mountains757.230

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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.

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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