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Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks

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RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 3)Isol-MiAscent Date
 Mont Blanc15,41015,781Western Alps1747.3 
 Monte Rosa710315,203Southern Alps48.6 
 Finsteraarhorn748014,022Northern Alps32.1 
 Barre des Écrins670613,458Western Alps66.7 
 Gran Paradiso616513,323Western Alps27.6 
 Piz Bernina732913,284Southern Alps85.6 
 Ortles640712,812Southern Alps30.8 
 Monte Viso676512,602Western Alps37.4 
 Großglockner796612,461Eastern Alps108.9 
 Wildspitze741812,362Eastern Alps30.1 
 Mulhacén10,79111,414Andalucian Ranges327.0 
 Pico de Aneto922611,168Pyrenees315.3 
 Marmolada698810,965Eastern Alps35.6 
 Dents du Midi589210,686Western Alps11.8 
 Pizzo di Coca616110,007Southern Alps11.7 
 Hoher Dachstein70089826Eastern Alps29.6 
 Hochkönig71569649Northern Alps20.9 
 Olympus77209570Greek-Albanian Ranges158.0 
 Vihren Vrh58539564Macedonia-Thrace30.1 
 Corno Grande81239554Appenines276.7 
 Triglav67329396Eastern Alps45.1 
 Monte Amaro59389163Appenines37.4 
 Korab71169068Greek-Albanian Ranges146.2 
 Monte Cinto88788878Tyrrhennian Islands138.7 
 Maja e Jezercës66808839Dinaric Alps58.5 
 Gerlachovský štít77078707Carpathian Mountains316.9 
 Torrecerredo63358688Cordillera Cantabrica215.3 
 Moldoveanu67228346Southern Carpathians240.5 
 Óros Voras57688294Greek-Albanian Ranges31.8 
 Parângu Mare69008264Southern Carpathians52.3 
 Peleaga57718232Southern Carpathians31.5 
 Säntis66278209Northern Alps17.2 
 Nemerçka58798143Greek-Albanian Ranges23.6 
 Galdhøpiggen77828100Scandinavian Mountains974.5 
 Mount Ida80588058Greek Islands273.4 
 Pachnes66868048Greek Islands41.9 
 Óros Taigetos76947890Greek Islands109.6 
 Óros Killini61297789Greek Islands41.8 
 Cima Dódici61487664Eastern Alps8.4 
 Cima Valdritta63987277Southern Alps13.8 
 Spathi58997047Greek Islands39.4 
 Kebnekaise57326909Scandinavian Mountains470.2 
 Chamechaude58046831Western Alps10.6 
 Ágion Óros66016660Macedonia-Thrace78.4 
 Óros Óssa60836490Greek-Albanian Ranges21.2 
 Punta la Marmora60176017Tyrrhennian Islands127.2 

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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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