Seven SummitsFurther information: Seven Summits
The highest mountains of each continent (the Seven Summits):
|Kilimanjaro (Kibo Summit)||5,895 (19,341 ft)||Africa||Kilimanjaro||Tanzania|
|Vinson Massif||4,897 (16,500 ft)||Antarctica||Ellsworth Mountains||n/a (claimed by Chile)|
|Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya)||4,884 (16,024 ft)||Oceania||The Sudirman Range||Indonesia|
|Everest||8,848 (29,029 ft)||Asia||Himalayas||Nepal-China|
|Elbrus||5,642 (18,510 ft)||Europe||Caucasus||Russian Federation|
|Mount McKinley (Denali)||6,194 (20,320 ft)||North America||Alaska Range||United States|
|Aconcagua||6,962 (22,841 ft)||South America||Andes||Argentina|
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