mountain geography

A view of a green covered mountain with misty clouds in the foreground.

What is England’s Highest Mountain?

Caitlin Dempsey

Found at 978 metres (3,209 ft) above sea level, Scafell Pike is located in Lake District National Park in Cumbria.  

A shaded relief map with labels of the highest point in each state.

Highest Point in Every U.S. State

Caitlin Dempsey

Discover the highest point in each U.S. state.

Mount Logan is the highest in mountain in Canada at 5,959 meters (19,551 feet)

What is a Mountain?

Caitlin Dempsey

While it is widely assumed that a mountain is higher than a hill, there is no universally accepted definition of a mountain.

Tallest mountain on each continent. Graph adapted from Cmglee, Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0

Seven Summits: The Tallest Mountain on Each Continent

Caitlin Dempsey

Listed here are the tallest mountains based on summit elevation for each of the seven continents.

Japan’s Highest Mountain

Caitlin Dempsey

At 3,776 meters (12,389 feet) tall, Mount Fuji is Japan's highest mountain.  

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