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The three largest mountain ranges in Antarctica are the Transantarctic Mountains, the West Antarctica Ranges, and the East Antarctica Ranges. The East Antarctica Ranges, located on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, have 29 known peaks whose summits reach or exceed 2000 meters above sea level. These peaks are collectively referred to as the East Antarctic two-thousanders. At the time of this writing, no single person is known to have climbed all of them.

Rank Name Altitude (meters) Range Parent Range Parent Range
1 Dome Argus 4091 Dome Argus East Antarctic Ice Sheet East Antarctica Ranges
2 Peak 3938 3938 Polar Plateau East Antarctic Ice Sheet East Antarctica Ranges
3 Valkyrie Dome 3700 Valkyrie Dome East Antarctic Ice Sheet East Antarctica Ranges
4 Mount Menzies 3355 Prince Charles Mountains East Antarctic Ice Sheet East Antarctica Ranges
5 Dome Charlie 3206 Dome Charlie East Antarctic Ice Sheet East Antarctica Ranges
6 Titan Dome 3106 Polar Plateau East Antarctic Ice Sheet East Antarctica Ranges
7 Kyrkjeskipet Peak 3085 Mühlig-Hofmann Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
8 Sandeggtind Peak 3055 Orvin Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
9 Gessner Peak 3020 Mühlig-Hofmann Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
10 Mount Widerøe 2994[1] Sør Rondane Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
11 Zwiesel Mountain 2970 Wohlthat Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
12 Gneiskopf Peak 2930 Wohlthat Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
13 Gora Georgia Pobedonosca 2896 Mawson Coast Ranges Wilkes Land Coast Ranges East Antarctica Ranges
14 Mount McMaster 2830 Enderby Land Coast Ranges Wilkes Land Coast Ranges East Antarctica Ranges
15 Sloknuten Peak 2765 Mühlig-Hofmann Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
16 Isachsen Mountain 2750[2] Sør Rondane Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
17 Breplogen Mountain 2725 Mühlig-Hofmann Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
18 Risemedet Mountain 2705 Mühlig-Hofmann Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
19 Shatskiy Hill 2705 Weyprecht Mountains/Payer Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
20 Borg Massif 2700 Ritscher Upland East Antarctica Ranges
21 Terningen Peak 2680 Mühlig-Hofmann Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
22 Mount Krüger 2655 Sverdrup Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
23 Mount Victor 2590 Belgica Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
24 Mount Dallmann 2485 Orvin Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
25 Mount Fukushima 2470 Queen Fabiola Mountains East Antarctica Ranges
26 Mount Kirkby 2438 Prince Charles Mountains East Antarctic Ice Sheet East Antarctica Ranges
27 Mount Elkins 2300 Enderby Land Coast Ranges Wilkes Land Coast Ranges East Antarctica Ranges
28 Nevlingen Peak 2100 Valkyrie Dome East Antarctic Ice Sheet East Antarctica Ranges
29 Cumpston Massif 2070 Christensen Coast Wilkes Land Coast Ranges East Antarctica Ranges

See also

References

  1. Mount Widerøe GeoNames.org
  2. Isachsen Mountain GeoNames.org

External links

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