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Cairn Gorm

Cairn Gorm is a mountain in the Scottish Highlands overlooking Strathspey and the town of Aviemore. At 1245 metres it is the sixth-highest mountain in the United Kingdom. It has given its name to the whole range, although these hills were histori ...

                                               

Cairn Toul

Cairn Toul is the fourth highest mountain in Scotland, surpassed only by Ben Nevis, Ben Macdui and Braeriach. It is the second highest point in the western massif of the Cairngorms, linked by a bealach at about 1125 m above sea level to Braeriach ...

                                               

Càrn a Mhàim

Càrn a Mhàim is a Scottish mountain situated in the inner part of the Cairngorms range, some 15 kilometres west of Braemar in the county of Aberdeenshire.

                                               

Derry Cairngorm

Derry Cairngorm is a Scottish mountain in the Cairngorms range, 14 kilometres north west of Braemar in the county of Aberdeenshire.

                                               

The Devils Point

The Devils Point is a mountain in the Cairngorms of Scotland, lying to the west of the Lairig Ghru pass. The Gaelic name means "Penis of the Demon". The English name is a result of a visit to the area by Queen Victoria. She asked her local ghilli ...

                                               

Meall a Bhuachaille

Meall a Bhuachaille is a mountain in the Cairngorms in Scotland. It is situated 10 km east of Aviemore, to the north of Loch Morlich and Glenmore Forest.

                                               

Sgor an Lochain Uaine

Sgor an Lochain Uaine is a mountain in the Cairngorms, Scotland. By some counts it is the fifth-highest mountain in Scotland. It is the third-highest point in the western massif of the Cairngorms, lying between Braeriach and Cairn Toul on the wes ...

                                               

Sgor Gaoith

Sgor Gaoith is a mountain in the western massif of the Cairngorms, and is separated from the Braeriach massif by the broad valley of Glen Einich. The second-highest summit of the mountain is Sgoran Dubh Mor, which lies 1.3 km away due NNE along t ...

                                               

Mashuk

Mashuk is an isolated mountain in the North Caucasus overlooking the city of Pyatigorsk in Stavropol Krai in Russia. The height of the mountain is 993 m. Mashuk is a laccolite with a crystal nucleus, buried under sedimentary rocks limestone and m ...

                                               

Mount Borgeson

Mount Borgeson is a peak 5 nautical miles east-southeast of Smith Peak in the Walker Mountains of Thurston Island. It was first delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and named by the Advisory Committee on Anta ...

                                               

Mount Bramhall

Mount Bramhall is a peak of the Walker Mountains, located 5 nautical miles east of Mount Hawthorne on Thurston Island. It was first delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946, and named by the Adviso ...

                                               

Mount Bubier

Mount Bubier is a mountain visible from seaward, its summit about 4 nautical miles south of the northern tip of Edwards Peninsula on Thurston Island. It was first delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946, ...

                                               

Mount Caldwell

Mount Caldwell is a peak of the Walker Mountains, located 3 nautical miles southeast of Mount Lopez, near the western end of Thurston Island. It was delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946, and named by t ...

                                               

Dickens Peak

Dickens Peak is a peak 1.5 nautical miles north-northwest of Smith Peak in the Walker Mountains of north-central Thurston Island. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Aviation Machinists Mate J.D. Dickens, an aircrewman ...

                                               

Mount Dowling

Mount Dowling is a small mountain overlooking the south coast of Thurston Island, about 13 nautical miles east of Von der Wall Point. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–66, and was nam ...

                                               

Mount Feury

Mount Feury is a mountain between Sikorski Glacier and Frankenfield Glacier on the northeast side of Noville Peninsula, Thurston Island. It was first delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946, and was named ...

                                               

Mount Gimber

Mount Gimber is an ice-covered mountain 0.5 nautical miles southeast of Landfall Peak in the extreme west part of Thurston Island. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Commander H.M.S. Gimber, the captain of the destroy ...

                                               

Guy Peaks

The Guy Peaks are a cluster of peaks located 3 nautical miles northeast of Mount Borgeson, overlooking Peale Inlet on Thurston Island, Antarctica. They were mapped from air photos made by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946 and were nam ...

                                               

Mount Hawthorne

Mount Hawthorne is a prominent mountain in the Walker Mountains, rising directly south of the base of Noville Peninsula on Thurston Island, Antarctica. It was discovered by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd and members of the United States Antarctic S ...

                                               

Mount Howell

Mount Howell is a mountain 3 nautical miles south-southwest of Mount Borgeson in the Walker Mountains of Thurston Island, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Lieutenant Commander John D. Howell, a pilot and ...

                                               

Mount Kazukaitis

Mount Kazukaitis is a peak of the Walker Mountains, located at the base of Hughes Peninsula in the western part of Thurston Island, Antarctica. It was delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946. It was named ...

                                               

Landfall Peak

Landfall Peak is a prominent peak-shaped landmark near the extreme west end of Thurston Island, Antarctica, about 8 nautical miles east-northeast of Cape Flying Fish and 0.5 nautical miles northwest of Mount Gimber. It was discovered by members o ...

                                               

Mount Leech

Mount Leech is a peak of the Walker Mountains, standing 5 nautical miles northwest of Mount Hubbard in Thurston Island, Antarctica. It was delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946, and was named by the Adv ...

                                               

Mount Lopez

Mount Lopez is a peak of the Walker Mountains, located 5 nautical miles east of Landfall Peak in the western part of Thurston Island, Antarctica. It was delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and was na ...

                                               

Mount Noxon

Mount Noxon is a peak of the Walker Mountains, rising at the head of Myers Glacier on Thurston Island. It was delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic N ...

                                               

Parker Peak

Parker Peak is a peak of the Walker Mountains rising at the base of Evans Peninsula on Thurston Island. It was delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 in January 1960. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names ...

                                               

Mount Simpson

Mount Simpson is a peak of the Walker Mountains, rising just west of the head of Hale Glacier on Thurston Island in Antarctica. It was first mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946. It was named by the Adviso ...

                                               

Tribby Peak

Tribby Peak is a peak 1.5 nautical miles west of Mount Bubier on Edwards Peninsula, Thurston Island. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Osborne M. Tribby, the Pharmacists Mate in the Eastern Group of U.S. Navy Operati ...

                                               

Mount Tyree

Mount Tyree is the second highest mountain of Antarctica located 13 kilometres northwest of Vinson Massif, the highest peak on the continent. It surmounts Patton Glacier to the north and Cervellati Glacier to the southeast.

                                               

Vinson Massif

Vinson Massif is a large mountain massif in Antarctica that is 21 km long and 13 km wide and lies within the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains. It overlooks the Ronne Ice Shelf near the base of the Antarctic Peninsula. The massif is locat ...

                                               

Bergkopf

The Bergkopf is an 857 metre high, thickly forested mountain in the Sparneck Forest in Germanys Fichtel Mountains. It is located in the Northern horseshoe chain of mountains of the Fichtelgebirge, near the crest of Wallenstein Grozer. On its Nort ...

                                               

Buchberg (Fichtel Mountains)

The Buchberg is a 674-metre-high mountain in the Bavarian Fichtel Mountains. The mountain, which is formed of porphyritic granite located to the South of the village Reicholdsgrun, near Kirchenlamitz in Wunsiedel district Berneck im Fichtelgebirg ...

                                               

Haj u Ase

The Haj u Ase is the highest elevation in the Bohemian part of the Fichtelgebirge mountains. It is the local mountain of the town of As in the Czech Republic.

                                               

Hohe Matze

The Hohe Matze, also known as the Hohe Matze, is a mountain in the southern part of the Fichtel Mountains of central Germany. It lies between Nagel and Trostau, and its 813 m high summit is a jumble of oval-shaped rocks. There are numerous trails ...

                                               

Hohe Warte (ridge)

The Hohe Warte is a largely forested upland with four striking hills on the southwestern fringe of the Fichtelgebirge mountains located in northern Bavaria, near Bayreuth. Its highest peak is the Hirschberg. About 60% of the ridge lies on the ter ...

                                               

Kohlberg (Fichtel Mountains)

The Kohlberg is a forested mountain made of quartz phyllite in northeast Bavaria, south of Arzberg. Its summit is 632 m above sea level high and it is one of the highest mountains in the Fichtelgebirge range.

                                               

Konigsheide (Fichtel Mountains)

The Konigsheide in the Fichtelgebirge Mountains is a high, forested ridge, made of gneiss-phyllite rock, to the southwest of the Ochsenkopf mountain. It is bordered to the east and south by the river of the Warme Steinach, and to the west by the ...

                                               

GroSer Kornberg

With its 827-metre-high peak the GroSe Kornberg is the northeast cornerstone of the Fichtel Mountains in south Germany. It forms a wooded ridge, which is recognisable from a long distance by its former military surveillance tower It is also the l ...

                                               

Kosseine

The Kosseine is a massif in the High Fichtel mountains in Germany, lying in northeast Bavaria south of Wunsiedel. The highest elevation of this granite massif is the summit of the GroSe Kosseine, 939 m above sea level. The border between the Bava ...

                                               

NuShardt

At 972 m above sea level the NuShardt is the third highest mountain in the Fichtel Mountains in the south German state of Bavaria. It lies in the far northeast of the state and has a rocky summit characteristic of the Fichtelgebirge. The summit a ...

                                               

Ochsenkopf (Fichtel Mountains)

The Ochsenkopf is the second-highest mountain in the Fichtel Mountains with a height of 1.024 metres. On its summit is an observation tower and a transmission tower for VHF and TV programmes by Bayerischer Rundfunk. There are cable cars to the Oc ...

                                               

Platte (Steinwald)

At 946 metres the Platte is the highest mountain in the Steinwald, a forest in the Fichtel mountain range in central Germany. The Platte is a popular walking place, and not least because of the upper Palatinate tower, which is located on its top. ...

                                               

Schneeberg (Fichtel Mountains)

At 1.051 m above sea level, the Schneeberg is the highest mountain in the Fichtelgebirge, a mountain range in Upper Franconia in northeast Bavaria, Germany. It can be readily identified from a distance by its squat tower - a relic of the Cold War ...

                                               

GroSer Waldstein

The GroSer Waldstein is part of the Waldstein range in the Fichtel Mountains of Germany. It is known primarily for its rock formations caused by spheroidal weathering, its ruined castles and the only remaining bear trap in the region.

                                               

Staffelberg

The Staffelberg is a hill in Bavaria, Germany. It is part of the Franconian Switzerland and one of the most important landmarks in Franconia. First settlements date from the Neolithic. Romans, Celts and Franconians followed. During the La Tene pe ...

                                               

Aiguille Noire de Peuterey

The Aiguille Noire de Peuterey is a mountain of the Mont Blanc massif in Italy, forming part of the Peuterey ridge to the summit of Mont Blanc with its higher neighbour, the Aiguille Blanche de Peuterey. The best known route on the mountain of So ...

                                               

Aiguille Verte

The Aiguille Verte), which is French for "Green Needle", is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps. It was first climbed on 29 June 1865 by Edward Wymper, Christian Almer and Franz Biner, two weeks before the fateful first ascent ...

                                               

Punta Bes

The mountain is located on the border between Piedmont and Aosta Valley, on the watershed dividing Valle dellOrco from Valsavarenche, the latter tributary of the Dora Baltea. A 3.112 m high saddle divides Punta bes from Punta Leynir, while the Or ...

                                               

Bessanese

Most famous on its Italian side, the mountain lies at the head of the Valli di Lanzo, around 30 km north of Turin. A popular hiking peak, its summit lies on a 150 m long ridge.

                                               

Monte Civrari

The name Civrari menas goats’ mountain from ciavra, the Piedmontese word for goat. There is strong evidence that the area was in the past widely exploited for goat grazing.

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