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Mountains majesty


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Mountains majesty

  1. 1. Osorno in Chile Ten Peaks in Alberta Damavand in Iran
  2. 2. Castle Mountain Canadian Rockies
  3. 3. Mount Kidd 2958 m (9705 ft) in the Canadian Rockies
  4. 4. Mount Rundle, 2,948 Metres Canadian Rockies
  5. 5. Crowsnest Mountain 2,785 m (9,137 ft) in Alberta (Canadian Rockies)
  6. 6. Blairmore, Alberta and Crowsnest Mountain 2,785 m (9,137 ft)
  7. 7. Mount Robson3,954 m (12,972 ft) -highest peak in the Canadian Rockies
  8. 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)
  9. 9. Mount Elbert-4401m 14,440 feet in Colorado is the highest peak in the U.S. Rockies
  10. 10. 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)
  11. 11. Mount St Helens before the eruption in May 1980
  12. 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. 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. 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. 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. 16. Mitre Peak (1692 m) is a horn located in the inner reaches of Milford Sound, New Zealand.
  17. 17. Milford Sound, a popular tourist destination in New Zealand.
  18. 18. This is Staubbach Falls above the village of Lauterbrunnen in the Swiss Alps
  19. 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. 20. 4,810 m15,781 ft Mount Blanc-is the highest mountain in the Alps and in Western Europe
  21. 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. 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.
  23. 23. 2,462-m Mt. Mayon, Philippines is considered to be the world's "most perfect-coned" volcano,
  24. 24. 2,462-m Mayon Volcano is the highest peak in the Province of Albay , Philippines
  25. 25. Mt. Mayon Volcano, Philippines-Feb25,2000
  26. 26. Taal Volcano, Philippines- Smallest Active Volcano in the World
  27. 27. Taal Volcano, Philippines, a volcano within a lake within a volcano within a lake
  28. 28. 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
  29. 29. Mount Erebus in the Antarctic has an active orange colored lava lake in its summit crater, here seen from an aircraft approaching Scott Base
  30. 30. 5671m 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
  31. 31. 5671m Mt. Damavand the highest peak in Iran-has a special place in the Persian mythology
  32. 32. Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
  33. 33. Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa
  34. 34. Mount Olympus Greece
  35. 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. 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.
  37. 37. Stromboli is located North of Sicily in the Mediteranean
  38. 38. Stromboli, Italy
  39. 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. 40. Mount Osorno in Chile displays a nearly conical outline (last known eruption -1869)
  41. 41. Nevado Piramide 5885m in the Andes ,Peru
  42. 42. Mt. Huascarán, rising 6768m (22,205 feet), is Peru's tallest peak in the Andes
  43. 43. The pyramid shape of Nevado Santa Cruz 6247 m, Cordillera Blanca, Peru at sunset.
  44. 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
  45. 45. Ama Dablam 6,812m is in Nepal on the way to Everest
  46. 46. The world’s highest peak, Mount Everest 8848 m on the left and Nuptse (R) 7861 m