8. 5,959m (19,551 ft)
Mount Logan is the highest mountain in Canada and the 2nd highest peak in North America and is
believed to have the largest base circumference of any mountain on Earth. It was named after Sir
William Logan, a Canadian geologist and founder of the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC)
12. Mount St Helens Crater-(Notice Mount Rainier in the background)
The eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington Sate, in 1980 resulted in the destruction
of its near-perfect conical form. 20 years later a new dome is forming within the crater
13. 14,411 ft (4,392 m)
Mount Rainier is an active stratovolcano and the highest peak in the Cascade Range in
Pierce County, Washington, located 54 miles (87 km) southeast of Seattle
14. Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in
North America, at a height of approximately 20,320 feet (6,194 m)
It is the centerpiece of Denali National Park.
15. 20,320 feet (6,194 m)
Mount McKinley (Denali) has a larger bulk and rise than Mount Everest, although the
summit of Everest is higher measured from sea level 29,028 feet (8,800 m). Everest's
base sits on the Tibetan Plateau at about 17,000 feet (5,200 m), giving it a real vertical
rise of a little more than 12,000 feet (3,700 m). The base of Mount McKinley is roughly a
2,000-foot (610 meter) plateau, giving it an actual rise of 18,000 feet (5,500 m).
16. Mitre Peak (1692 m) is a horn located in the inner reaches of Milford Sound, New Zealand.
19. 4477 m
Matterhorn -Although not the highest mountain in Switzerland, the Matterhorn is
considered to be an iconic emblem of the Swiss Alps in particular and the Alps in
general. Over 500 alpinists have died climbing it
20. 4,810 m15,781 ft
Mount Blanc-is the highest mountain in the Alps and in Western Europe
21. 4,810 m (15,781 ft)
Jungfrau forms a massive wall overlooking the Bernese Alps (3rd highest peak) and is
considered one of the most emblematic sights of the Swiss Alps.
22. The lower slopes of Val d’Hèrens in Canton Valais, Switzerland are draped with thick
deposits of ‘till’ – sediment released directly from a glacier.
35. Gjalp Iceland-The sub glacial eruption of the newly named volcano Gjálp, in Iceland in
autumn 1996 was one of the most spectacular glaciological events of the last decade.
The volcano, initially erupted beneath the ice cap, Vatnajökull
36. Stromboli is one of the most active volcanoes on the planet. It is believed that it has
been in a state near constant eruption for over 2000 years.
39. 6,088 meters ,19,974 ft
Huayna Potosí is located about 25 km north of La Paz, Bolivia in the Cordillera Real
(Royal Mountains) a range of granite fold mountains that
measures125 km LX 20 km W and has 6 peaks over 6000m
40. Mount Osorno in Chile displays a nearly conical outline (last known eruption -1869)
44. Thamserku -The Sherpa villages of the Khumbu Himal are overlooked by some of the
world’s highest peaks. Near Dingboche Buddhist prayer rags provide a foreground for
the ice-draped peaks of Thamserku
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