Highest mountain in Greece
Rocky Mountain location
Highest mountain in Antarctica
Also known as Denali
A string of mountains near each other
Any land mass that rises 1,000 feet it's surrounding area
When molten rock from deep inside the Earth erupts through the crust and piles un on itself
The worlds ninth highest peak
The 10th highest mountain in the world
Mountains of South Dakota
The longest continental mountain range in the world
Highest mountain in the world
The islands of Hawaii are all the tips of volcanoes that started under the
The highest point on a mountatin
The Adirondacks in New York and the Black Hills in South Dakota
The world's second highest mountain
Forms when tectonic plates collided with each other but don't buckle the surface
The third highest peak in the world
First ascent in 1971
First climbed in 1938
Looks like a horn rising out of the surrounding vallesy
The Himalayas location
The highest peak in Europe
Created by tectonic and localized stresses in the Earth's crust
Tallest mountain measured
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