Shiprock (Navajo: Tsé Bitʼaʼí, rock with wings or winged rock) is a monadnock rising nearly 482.5 m above the high-desert plain on the Navajo Nation in San Juan County, New Mexico, USA. It has a peak elevation of 2,188 m above sea level. It lies about 17.30 km southwest of the town of Shiprock, which is named for the peak. Governed by the Navajo Nation, the formation is in the Four Corners region and plays a significant role in Navajo religion, mythology and tradition.
Artesonraju, also referred to simply as Arteson, is a distinctly pyramidal mountain peak located in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, a part of the Peruvian Andes, about 60 km north of the town of Huaraz. It is one of many prominent peaks located within the boundaries of Peru's Huascarán National Park. There are two main climbing routes. The first one runs along the north ridge from the Santa Cruz ravine (a terrific trek in itself), and the second crosses the southeast face starting in Parón lagoon.
Mount McKinley, or Denali (Koyukon Athabaskan for The High One) is the highest mountain peak in the United States and in North America, with a summit elevation of 6194 m above sea level. Measured base-to-peak, it is the tallest mountain on land. Measured by topographic prominence, it is the third most prominent peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. Located in the Alaska Range in the U.S. state of Alaska, it is the centerpiece of Denali National Park and Preserve.
Mount Kosciuszko is a mountain located in the Snowy Mountains in Kosciuszko National Park. With a height of 2228 m above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Australia (not including its external territories). It was named by the Polish explorer Count Paul Edmund Strzelecki in 1840, in honour of the Polish national hero and hero of the American Revolutionary War General Tadeusz Kościuszko, because of its perceived resemblance to the Kościuszko Mound in Kraków.
Mount Everest is the highest mountain of the Earth, with a peak at 8848 meters above sea level and the 5th tallest mountain measured from the centre of the Earth. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. The international border between China and Nepal runs across the precise summit point. Its massif includes neighboring peaks Lhotse, 8516 m; Nuptse, 7855 m and Changtse, 7580 m.
Monte Fitz Roy (also known as Cerro Chaltén, Cerro Fitz Roy, or simply Mount Fitz Roy) is a mountain located near El Chaltén village, in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in Patagonia, on the border between Argentina and Chile. First climbed in 1952 by French alpinists Lionel Terray and Guido Magnone, it remains among the most technically challenging mountains on Earth for mountaineers. Monte Fitz Roy is the basis for the Patagonia clothing logo following Yvon Chouinard's ascent and subsequent film in 1968.
Polezhan (old name Mangar Tepe) is the highest granite peak (2851 meters) in the Pirin Mountains and the fourth highest after Vihren, Kutelo and Banski Suhodol (all three are marble peaks). The closest mountain hut is Hizha Bezbog named after Bezbog which lies near Polezhan.
Cerro Torre is one of the mountains of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in South America. It is located in a region which is disputed between Argentina and Chile, west of Cerro Chalten (also known as Fitz Roy). The peak is the highest in a four mountain chain: the other peaks are Torre Egger, Punta Herron, and Cerro Standhardt.
Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco (Italian), meaning White Mountain, is the highest mountain in the Alps, Western Europe, and the European Union. It rises 4810.45 m above sea level and is ranked 11th in the world in topographic prominence. It is also sometimes known as La Dame blanche (French for /the White Lady/) or Il Bianco (Italian for /the White One/).
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