Statistics for Really Huge List of Famous Mountains

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Answer Stats

HintElevationAnswer% Correct
Highest in the world8848Mount Everest
98%
Second highest in the world8611K2
96%
Home of the Greek Gods2918Mount Olympus
87%
Highest in Africa5895Mount Kilimanjaro
86%
Highest in the Alps4809Mont Blanc
81%
Highest in North America6190Denali
79%
Highest mountain and symbol of Japan3776Mount Fuji
77%
It is estimated that 500 people have died trying to climb this
pointy peak in the Swiss alps
4478Matterhorn
75%
Very active volcano in Sicily3326Mount Etna
69%
Volcano that destroyed Pompeii1281Mount Vesuvius
69%
Caucasus volcano that is the highest mountain in Europe5642Mount Elbrus
68%
Some people call this Hawaiian peak the world's "tallest" mountain when
measured from its base on the sea floor
4207Mauna Kea
67%
Highest in South America6961Aconcagua
66%
Turkish volcano theorized to be the landing place of Noah's ark5137Mount Ararat
64%
Has the faces of four U.S. Presidents1745Mount Rushmore
63%
The 1883 eruption of this volcano could be heard over 3000 miles away813Krakatoa
62%
Second highest in Africa, gave its name to a country5199Mount Kenya
62%
Volcano in Washington state that erupted in 19802549Mount Saint Helens
60%
This shield volcano on the same island is the world's largest by volume4169Mauna Loa
58%
Highest on Mars21287Olympus Mons
58%
Highest in the U.K.1345Ben Nevis
55%
Huge volcano visible from Seattle4392Mount Rainier
54%
Highest in New Zealand3724Aoraki / Mount Cook
52%
Egyptian mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments2285Mount Sinai
49%
Flat-topped mountain overlooking Cape Town1085Table Mountain
49%
The first of the Eight-thousanders to be climbed, tenth highest in the world8091Annapurna
48%
This peak on Baffin Island is named for a Norse God and has the world's largest vertical drop1675Mount Thor
46%
Highest peak in Antigua was named after a US president between 2009 and 2016402Boggy Peak / Mount Obama
44%
Where the One Ring was forged by Sauron~1500Mount Doom
43%
Highest in Canada, second highest in North America5959Mount Logan
43%
Volcano in the Gulf of Guinea, country namesake4040Mount Cameroon
42%
This California peak is the highest U.S. mountain outside of Alaska4421Mount Whitney
42%
This Ecuadorian peak is the furthest from the center of the Earth6268Chimborazo
40%
The highest peak in New Hampshire, it once held the record for
highest wind speed ever recorded
1917Mount Washington
39%
Third highest in the world, thought to be the highest until the
Great Trigonometrical Survey of the 1800s
8586Kangchenjunga
38%
The iconic mountain of Rio de Janeiro396Sugarloaf Mountain
37%
Highest in DR Congo and Uganda, named for a famous explorer5109Mount Stanley
36%
Fourth highest in the world8516Lhotse
35%
Highest in mainland Australia2228Mount Kosciuszko
35%
Highest in Germany2962Zugspitze
35%
Highest in Wales1085Yr Wyddfa
34%
Philippines volcano that erupted in 1991, briefly lowering global temperatures 1486Mount Pinatubo
33%
Name or nickname of several mountain pairs, and a TV seriesvariousTwin Peaks
32%
Highest in Antarctica4892Vinson Massif
32%
Highest in the Canary Islands3718Teide
31%
A famous battle was named after this hill in Boston34Bunker Hill
30%
Most active volcano in Antarctica3794Mount Erebus
30%
The city of Montreal takes its name from this "mountain" - more of a hill, really233Mount Royal
30%
Colorado peak with a famous road race to the top4302Pikes Peak
30%
The most famous volcano in central France with a Roman temple1464Puy de Dôme
30%
The most climbed 7000 m peak with a revolutionary name7134Lenin Peak
28%
In summer Cable Route hike leads to this "cut-off" peak in Yosemite2695Half Dome
27%
Granite monolith in Yosemite National Park, popular location for rock climbers2308El Capitan
26%
The eruption of this Indonesian volcano in 1815 caused the
"Year Without a Summer"
2850Mount Tambora
26%
Highest in Oceania4884Puncak Jaya
26%
Biggest north face in the Alps3967Eiger
25%
Highest in the Azores2351Mount Pico
25%
Monastic republic in Greece; no entry for women2033Mount Athos
24%
This volcano is the highest peak in Mexico5636Pico de Orizaba
24%
Highest in Slovenia (and Yugoslavia), national symbol in the coat of arms2864Triglav
24%
Highest in Austria3798Grossglockner
23%
A desolate mountain with an underground Dwarven city in Lord of the Rings3500Lonely Mountain
23%
Highest in Soviet Union / Tajikistan7495Ismoil Somoni Peak
23%
This ski resort hosted 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver2181Mount Whistler
23%
Volcano visible from Mexico City, second highest in the country5426Popocatépetl
23%
Highest in Switzerland4634Dufourspitze
22%
Roller coaster attraction in Disney Parks27Space Mountain
22%
The Dome of the Rock can be found on this hill in Jerusalem740Temple Mount
22%
Not one of Rome's Seven Hills, country namesake76Vatican Hill
22%
Fifth highest in the world8485Makalu
21%
Highest in Colorado4401Mount Elbert
20%
Highest in mainland eastern North America, in the Appalachians2037Mount Mitchell
19%
Highest in Iran5609Damavand
18%
Icelandic volcano causing massive disruption of European air traffic in 20101651Eyjafjallajökull
18%
Hawaiian volcano erupting continuously since 19831247Kīlauea
18%
Highest in Hokkaido, brewery namesake2291Mount Asahi
18%
This Tibetan mountain is a pilgrimage destination of four religions6638Mount Kailash
17%
Highest in Provence, famous climb of Tour de France1909Mont Ventoux
16%
Highest in Malaysia and Borneo4095Mount Kinabalu
16%
This Andean mountain is the highest active volcano in the world6893Ojos del Salado
16%
Canada is ruled from this hill in Ottawa79Parliament Hill
16%
Highest in Peru, northern Andes and the tropics6768Huascarán
15%
Famous sight above a lake in the Argentinian Los Glaciares National Park3405Monte Fitz Roy
15%
Birthplace of Zeus2456Mount Ida
14%
U2 made a song about this contentious Auckland hill182One Tree Hill
14%
Highest in the Solar System~22000Rheasilvia
14%
Highest in the Atlas Mountains4167Toubkal
14%
Since 12th century this Icelandic volcano was known as the Gateway to Hell1488Hekla
13%
Fishtail mountain in Nepal, sacred and therefore unclimbed6993Machapuchare
13%
In 1902 this volcano in Martinique caused the worst volcanic disaster of the 20th century and gave the name to a type of eruption1397Mount Pelée
13%
This conspicuous Peruvian mountain was declared the most beautiful in the world in 19665947Alpamayo
12%
Pointy peak seen on the trek to Everest basecamp 6812Ama Dablam
12%
Granite spike in Patagonia, once thought to be the world's hardest mountain3128Cerro Torre
12%
Volcanic cone on the coast of New Zealand's North Island2518Mount Taranaki
12%
Volcano near Lake Taupo in New Zealand, national park namesake1978Mount Tongariro
12%
This Mexican volcano surged suddenly from the cornfield of a local farmer in 19432800Paricutín
12%
Italian president's HQ51Quirinal Hill
12%
Highest in Taiwan3952Yushan
12%
Highest in Indochina3143Fansipan
11%
Slovak national symbol, featured on euro coins2495Kriváň
11%
The site of the Transfiguration of Jesus in Christian tradition575Mount Tabor
11%
Highest in Iberian Peninsula, legendary burial site of Abu'l-Hasan Ali, penultimate sultan of Granada3482Mulhacén
11%
Highest in Ethiopia4620Ras Deshen
11%
Highest in Greenland, named after the first European to have sighted the island3694Gunnbjørn Fjeld
10%
Famous climb of Giro d'Italia in Friuli1750Monte Zoncolan
10%
Highest football match ever was played on top of this highest mountain in Bolivia6542Nevado Sajama
10%
Highest in Cape Verde2829Pico do Fogo
10%
Mountain south of Lucerne that gave its name to aircraft manufacturer2132Pilatus
10%
Highest in South Africa3446Mafadi
8%
In 1912 the largest volcanic eruption of 20th century created this unremarkable lava dome and the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes on the Alaska Peninsula841Novarupta
8%
Highest in Central America4220Volcán Tajumulco
8%
The largest tepui where Jimmy Angel discovered the highest waterfall in the world2450Auyan-Tepui
7%
Highest in Thailand, popular tourist destination near Chiang Mai2565Doi Inthanon
7%
Highest in Kamchatka, highest active volcano in Eurasia4754Klyuchevskaya Sopka
7%
Highest in the southern Urals/Bashkortostan, claimed to host a large underground bunker1640Yamantau
7%
Highest in Madagascar2876Maromokotro
6%
This volcano in DR Congo is the most active in Africa, one of Decade Volcanoes3470Mount Nyiragongo
6%
Highest in the Urals, on the border between Komi Republic and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug1894Narodnaya / Naroda-Iz / Poen-urr
6%
Highest point in Brazil and the Guiana Highlands2995Pico da Neblina
6%
Construction of Very Large Telescope lowered this Chilean peak by 29 metres2635Cerro Paranal
5%
Highest in Lesotho, Drakensberg and Southern Africa3482Thabana Ntlenyana
4%

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