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List: Top Ten Highest Mountains in Europe

Date: 2006

Source: Pringles Atlas

Base: All mountains in the continent of Europe.

Notes: The Elbrus, located in the Russian Caucasus mountain range, is the highest mountain in Europe at 5642 metres (18510 feet).

Notes on measurement: By convention, mountains are always measured above sea level. This list counts only mountains, not individual peaks.

Rank

Mountain

Height in metres

Location

1.

Elbrus

5,642

Russia

2.

Rustaveli

5,201

Georgia

3.

Dykh-Tau

5,198

Georgia

4.

Kazbek

5,047

Georgia

5.

Monte Bianco / Mont Blanc

4,807

Italy / France

6.

Klyuchevskaya

4,750

Russia

7.

Ushba

4,710

Georgia

8.

Monte Rosa

4,634

Italy / Switzerland

9.

Dom

4,545

Switzerland

10.

The Matterhorn / Cervino

4,479

Switzerland / Italy


 
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