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Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscents
1.Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.0289
2.Etna33233323Sicily998.842
3.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges526.3110
4.Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees507.576
5.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.344
6.Corno Grande24762912Apennines445.373
7.Musala24732925Macedonia-Thrace810.0113
8.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands439.945
9.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3138
10.Galdhøpiggen23662469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3160
11.Olympus23532917Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3116
12.Gerlachovský štít23492654Carpathian Mountains510.089
13.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands176.518
14.Finsteraarhorn22794274Northern Alps51.728
15.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.564
16.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps137.839
17.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps33.644
18.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges235.361
19.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.2103
20.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.648
21.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps55.359
22.Parângu Mare21032519Southern Carpathians84.215
23.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.218
24.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps72.5177
25.Moldoveanu20492544Southern Carpathians387.168
26.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.327
27.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.516
28.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.013
29.Säntis20152502Northern Alps25.852
30.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace126.28
31.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.631
32.Olympus19511951Cyprus148.163
33.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.128
34.Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.57
35.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.5137
36.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps18.98
37.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps13.517
38.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands67.318
39.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges34.115
40.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands204.627
41.Monte Amaro18102793Apennines60.235
42.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.414
43.Dents du Midi17973258Western Alps19.032
44.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges37.93
45.Vihren17832914Macedonia-Thrace48.434
46.Pangaion17731956Macedonia-Thrace39.010
47.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps17.042
48.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.813
49.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.29
50.Zugspitze17462962Northern Alps25.8257
 Kebnekaise-Nordtoppen17352097Scandinavian Mountains757.219

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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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