32 Facts about Mountains

A mountain is a landform that rises high above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. They are made from rocks and earth. Things you never knew facts about mountains.

Facts About Mountains

  1. Mount Olympus is in Greece.
  2. The mountain range in Russia that is regarded as the boundary b/w Europe & Asia is Urals.
  3. Margalla Hills of Islamabad is an extension of Himalaya range.
  4. Ural mountains separate Asia from Europe.
  5. Ordovician are oldest rocks.
  6. Oldest mountain system are Araveli.
  7. Youngest mountain system are Himaliyas.
  8. Andes Mountains are in South America.
  9. Ring of Fire are volcanoes in Circum-Pacific Seismic belt.
  10. Alps are Europe‘s largest mountain system.
  11. Atlas are North Africa‘s mountain range. Atlas Mountains are in Morocco.
  12. The Himalaya mountain range (Asia) is the greatest mountain range in the world.
  13. Ayers Rock is the largest single rock in the world.
  14. Mauna kea volcano is in Hawaii
  15. What is the worlds longest mountain range-The Andes
  16. Black forest is a mountain in Germany.
  17. Rocky or Rockies Mountains is the largest mountain system of North America.
  18. Koh-i-Sultan is in Pakistan.
  19. Highest mountain system in the world is Himalayas.
  20. Sefid Koh is mountain range in Afghanistan.
  21. Blue Mountains are in Australia.
  22. Mauna Kea volcano is in Hawaii.
  23. What is the name of the second highest mountain in Africa-Mount Kenya
  24. In what modern country is mount Ararat-Turkey
  25. Most active volcano Italiana is situated in Hawaii.
  26. Mount Everest is in Himalaya range with height 29,028 feet first ascent made on May 29, 1953.
  27. K2 named Goodwin Austin or Chagori is in Karakoram Range with 28,250 ft height. First ascent made on July 31, 1954.
  28. Nanga Parbat is in Himalaya range is known as Killer Mountain with height 26,660 ft. first ascent was made on July 3, 1953.
  29. Broad Peak I is in Karakoram range with height 26,470.
  30. Tirich Mir is in Hindu Kush mountain.
  31. Prince Charles is mountain range in Antarctica.
  32. Zardak is the highest peak of Kirthar range.
  33. Where are the glasshouse mountains- Queensland Australia

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