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Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscents
1.Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.0336
2.Zugspitze17462962Northern Alps25.8312
3.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps72.5263
4.Galdhøpiggen23792469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3189
5.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.5168
5.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3168
7.Olympus23542918Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3143
8.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges526.3133
10.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.2117
11.Gerlachovský štít23492654Carpathian Mountains510.0106
12.Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees507.591
13.Moldoveanu20462544Southern Carpathians391.185
14.Corno Grande24762912Apennines445.382
15.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.580
17.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps55.375
18.Säntis20152502Northern Alps25.872
19.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges235.371
20.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.665
21.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps33.658
22.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.357
23.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands439.956
23.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps17.056
25.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps137.846
26.Monte Amaro18102793Apennines60.245
28.Dents du Midi17973258Western Alps19.044
30.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.639
31.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.133
32.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands204.632
33.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.331
34.Finsteraarhorn22794274Northern Alps51.729
34.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.229
36.Parângu Mare21022519Southern Carpathians84.227
 Kebnekaise-Nordtoppen17352097Scandinavian Mountains757.227
37.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.525
38.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.823
38.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.423
40.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands67.321
41.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands176.520
41.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps13.520
43.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.018
43.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges34.118
46.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.213
47.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps18.911
48.Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.510
48.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace126.210
50.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges35.34

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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.


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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