The largest of the Northern Islands and second largest member of the Kuril Islands after Iturup, Paramushir measures 100 km in length and averages around 20 km across covering an area of 2,053 km². The island is composed of a series of volcanoes that include Ekebo (1,156 m), Chikurachki (the tallest at 1,816 m), Tatarinov (1,530 m) and Fuss Peak (1,772 m).
An abandoned fire lookout tower on top of Harney Peak. Harney Peak is the highest mountain in South Dakota, located in the Black Hills National Forest. The peak is the highest point east of the Rocky Mountains in mainland North America. The elevation of the peak is 7,242 feet (2,207 meters).
Ismail Samani Peak (from 1932–1962 known as Stalin Peak, from 1962–1998 as Communism Peak), 24,590 ft (7,495 m). Pamir Mountains are formed by the junction of the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges. They are among the world's highest mountains. They are also known by the Chinese name of Congling.
Mt. Elbrus, the summit of the Caucasus Mountains, is located in southern Russia just north of the Georgian border, and is distinguished as Europe’s highest peak (5642 m). Elbrus is also an ancient volcano, although it has not erupted for nearly 2000 years. Elbrus’ profile comprises two volcanic peaks (East and West). They are popular trekking and mountain climbing destinations’the saddle betwee...
Mount Hasan (3268 m - 10722 ft West Peak ; 3040 m - 9974 ft East Peak) is an attractive double-peaked stratovolcano in southern Cappadocia, actually consisting of a pair of lava domes extruded above the collapsed caldera of an earlier volcano.