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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.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.2117
3.Finsteraarhorn22794274Northern Alps51.729
4.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.331
5.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.5168
6.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps137.846
7.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.639
8.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.229
9.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3168
10.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.580
11.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges526.3133
12.Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees507.591
13.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps55.375
14.Etna33233323Sicily998.845
15.Dents du Midi17973258Western Alps19.044
16.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps18.911
17.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.665
18.Zugspitze17462962Northern Alps25.8312
19.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps33.658
20.Musala24732925Macedonia-Thrace810.0125
21.Olympus23542918Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3143
22.Vihren17832914Macedonia-Thrace48.443
23.Corno Grande24762912Apennines445.382
24.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps72.5263
25.Monte Amaro18102793Apennines60.245
26.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges235.371
27.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.357
28.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.018
29.Gerlachovský štít23492654Carpathian Mountains510.0106
30.Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.510
31.Moldoveanu20462544Southern Carpathians391.185
32.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.213
33.Parângu Mare21022519Southern Carpathians84.227
34.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.823
35.Säntis20152502Northern Alps25.872
36.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges35.34
37.Galdhøpiggen23792469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3189
38.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands439.956
39.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.525
40.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands176.520
41.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands67.321
42.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps13.520
43.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.133
44.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.423
 Kebnekaise-Nordtoppen17352097Scandinavian Mountains757.227
45.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps17.056
46.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace126.210
47.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges34.118
48.Pangaion17731956Macedonia-Thrace39.014
49.Olympus19511951Cyprus148.179
50.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands204.632

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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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