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Osorno in Chile Ten Peaks in AlbertaDamavand in Iran
Castle Mountain Canadian Rockies
Mount Kidd 2958 m (9705 ft) in the Canadian Rockies
Mount Rundle, 2,948 Metres Canadian Rockies
Crowsnest Mountain 2,785 m (9,137 ft) in Alberta (Canadian Rockies)
Blairmore, Alberta and Crowsnest Mountain 2,785 m (9,137 ft)
Mount Robson3,954 m (12,972 ft) -highest peak in the Canadian Rockies
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) 5,959m (19,551 ft)
Mount Elbert-4401m 14,440 feet in Colorado is the highest peak in the U.S. Rockies
Mount Hood 3,429 m 11,249 feet is the highest mountain in Oregon about 50 miles (80 km) ESE of Portland and 4th in the Cascade Range ( considered dormant)
Mount St Helens before the eruption in May 1980
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 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
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 14,411 ft (4,392 m)
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.
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). 20,320 feet (6,194 m)
Mitre Peak (1692 m) is a horn located in the inner reaches of Milford Sound, New Zealand.
Milford Sound, a popular tourist destination in New Zealand.
This is Staubbach Falls above the village of Lauterbrunnen in the Swiss Alps
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 4477 m
Mount Blanc-is the highest mountain in the Alps and in Western Europe 4,810 m15,781 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. 4,810 m (15,781 ft)
The lower slopes of Val d’Hèrens in Canton Valais, Switzerland are draped with thick deposits of ‘till’ – sediment released directly from a glacier.
Mt. Mayon, Philippines is considered to be the world's "most perfect-coned" volcano, 2,462-m
Mayon Volcano is the highest peak in the Province of Albay, Philippines 2,462-m
Mt. Mayon Volcano, Philippines-Feb25,2000
Taal Volcano, Philippines- Smallest Active Volcano in the World
Taal Volcano, Philippines, a volcano within a lake within a volcano within a lake
Mt. Erebus in Antarctica is southernmost active volcano in the world. The volcano, seen here giving off a puff of steam is almost completely ice-covered
Mount Erebus in the Antarctic has an active orange colored lava lake in its summit crater, here seen from an aircraft approaching Scott Base
Mt. Damavand, Iran - in the Alborz Range is the highest peak in Iran and the highest dormant volcano in all of Asia. The mountain appears on Iran's currency 5671m
Mt. Damavand the highest peak in Iran-has a special place in the Persian mythology 5671m
Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa
Mount Olympus Greece
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
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.
Stromboli is located North of Sicily in the Mediteranean
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 6,088 meters,19,974 ft
Mount Osorno in Chile displays a nearly conical outline (last known eruption -1869)
Nevado Piramide 5885m in the Andes,Peru
Mt. Huascarán, rising 6768m (22,205 feet), is Peru's tallest peak in the Andes
The pyramid shape of Nevado Santa Cruz 6247 m, Cordillera Blanca, Peru at sunset.
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
Ama Dablam 6,812m is in Nepal on the way to Everest
The world’s highest peak, Mount Everest 8848 m on the left and Nuptse (R) 7861 m