Statistics for Huge List of Famous Mountains

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Answer Stats

HintElevationAnswer% Correct
Highest in the world8848Mount Everest
99%
Second highest in the world8611K2
89%
Highest in Africa5895Mount Kilimanjaro
86%
Highest in Japan3776Mount Fuji
77%
Volcano that destroyed Pompeii1281Mount Vesuvius
70%
Highest in North America6190Denali
68%
Highest in the Alps4809Mont Blanc
68%
Home of the Greek Gods2918Mount Olympus
66%
Has the faces of four U.S. Presidents1745Mount Rushmore
66%
Very active volcano in Sicily3326Mount Etna
62%
It is estimated that 500 people have died trying to climb this
pointy peak in the Swiss alps
4478Matterhorn
59%
The 1883 eruption of this volcano could be heard over 3000 miles away813Krakatoa
56%
Second highest in Africa. Gave its name to a country.5199Mount Kenya
54%
Volcano in Washington state that erupted in 19802549Mount Saint Helens
51%
Turkish volcano theorized to be the landing place of Noah's ark5137Mount Ararat
50%
Caucasus volcano that is the highest mountain in Europe5642Mount Elbrus
45%
Egyptian mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments2285Mount Sinai
45%
Highest in the U.K.1345Ben Nevis
44%
This peak on Baffin Island is named for a Norse God and has the
world's largest vertical drop
1675Mount Thor
43%
Some people call this Hawaiian peak the world's "tallest" mountain when
measured from its base on the sea floor
4207Mauna Kea
42%
Flat-topped mountain overlooking Cape Town1085Table Mountain
42%
Highest in South America6961Aconcagua
40%
Huge volcano visible from Seattle4392Mount Rainier
38%
Highest peak in Antigua. Temporarily renamed for a U.S. President in 2009.402
Boggy Peak /
Mount Obama
37%
Highest in New Zealand3724Aoraki / Mount Cook
36%
This shield volcano on the same island is the world's largest by volume4169Mauna Loa
33%
Peak located in Rio de Janeiro's harbor396Sugarloaf Mountain
31%
Volcano near the Gulf of Guinea which shares its name with a country4040Mount Cameroon
28%
The first of the eight-thousanders to be climbed. Nevertheless, one climber
has died for every three who reach the summit.
8091Annapurna
25%
The highest peak in New Hampshire, it once held the record for
highest wind speed ever recorded
1917Mount Washington
24%
This California peak is the highest U.S. mountain outside of Alaska4421Mount Whitney
24%
The city of Montreal takes its name from this "mountain" - more of a hill, really233Mount Royal
22%
Highest in the D.R. Congo and Uganda, named for a famous explorer5109Mount Stanley
21%
Philippines volcano that erupted in 1991, briefly lowering global temperatures 1486Mount Pinatubo
20%
This Ecuadorian peak is the furthest from the center of the Earth6268Chimborazo
18%
Third highest in the world, thought to be the highest until the
Great Trigonometrical Survey of the 1800s
8586Kangchenjunga
17%
Highest in the Canary Islands3718Teide
16%
Fourth highest in the world8516Lhotse
15%
The eruption of this Indonesian volcano in 1815 caused the
"Year Without a Summer"
2850Mount Tambora
14%
The Dome of the Rock can be found on this hill in Jerusalem740Temple Mount
14%
Most active volcano in Antarctica3794Mount Erebus
13%
Highest in the Azores2351Mount Pico
10%
This volcano is the highest peak in Mexico5636Pico de Orizaba
9%

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