Mascarene Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointPiton des Neiges (3071 m/10,075 ft)
CountriesReunion (56%), Mauritius (44%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,472 sq km / 1,727 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,243 km / 772 mi North-South
2,720 km / 1,690 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long21° 7' S; 55° 32' E
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Indian Ocean IslandsLevel 2 (Parent)
         North Indian Ocean IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mozambique ChannelLevel 3 (Sibling)
         MadagascarLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mascarene IslandsLevel 3
         South Indian Ocean IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Mascarene Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Piton des Neiges307110,075 
2.Gros Morne30199905 
3.Le Grand Bénare28989508 
4.Piton de la Fournaise26218599 
5.La Roche Écrite22767467 
6.Morne de Fourche22677438 
8.Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire8282717 
9.Pieter Both8202690 
10.Le Pouce8122664 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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