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Europe's largest mountain system,beginning near the Mediterranian Sea, forming a border between France and Italy
Alps
World's longest chain of mountains above sea level, stretching along South America's west coast
Andes
Italian mountain range extending from the Gulf of Genoa to the Strait of Messina
Apennines
Northwestern African mountains in Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia
Atlas Mountains
Mount in Turkey on which Noah's ark is believed to have come to rest
Ararat
Mountain range from the Yugoslav border across central Bulgaria to the Black Sea
Balkans
Central European mountains extending about 900 miles along the Slovakian-Polish border into Ukraine and Romania
Carpathian Mountains
Mountain range in Russia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan, rising between the Black and Caspian seas, often considered Europe's southeastern limit
Caucasus
Extinct volcanic mountain in Ecuador in the Andes
Chimborazo
Ecuadorian mountain the is one of the world's highest active volcanoes
Cotopaxi
World's highest mountain system, which forms a barrier separating India from the Tibetan plateau in China and is named with the Sanskrit for "Snowy Range"
Himalaya(s)
Central Asian chain of mountains forming part of the boundary between eastern Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan
Hindu Kush
Swiss Alps mountain near Interlaken
Jungfrau
World's second highest mountain, located in Kashmir
K2
Volcano in the Sunda Strait of Indonesia, between the islands of Sumatra and Java, that exploded in 1883, and killed about 36,000 people
Krakatoa
Peak in Pennine Alps on the Swiss-Italian border
Matterhorn
Highest Mountain in Alps, located on the French-Italian-Swiss border
Mount Blanc
New Zealand's highest peak, named for an English navigator
Mount Cook
Active volcano on the island of Sicily
Mount Etna
Japan's highest mountain, located on the island of Honshu
Mount Fuji
World's 3rd highest mountain, located in the Himalaya on the border between Nepal and India
Mount Kanchenjunga
Africa's second highest mountain
Mount Kenya
Canada's highest mountain, located in the Yukon territory near the Alaska border
Mount Logan
Mountain in Greece said by the early Greeks to be the home of the Gods
Mount Olympus
Range of the Alps along the Swiss-Italian border
Pennine Alps
Range running from the Scottish border in the Cheviot Hills through central England
Pennines
Mountain chain that forms a natural barrier between France and Spain
Pyrenees
Mountain system in Mexico consisting of 3 ranges referred to as the Oriental, Occidental, and del Sur
Sierra Madre
Mountain range in Russia and Kazakhstan are considered to be one of the boundaries between Europe and Asia
Urals
Italian peak that is the only active volcano on the European mainland
Vesuvius