mountains

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.  

Graph with lines in 1,000 foot intervals with a mountain graphic and labels corresponding to the heights of the five tallest mountains in the United States.

The Highest 11 Mountains in the United States

Elizabeth Borneman

Learn about the highest 11 mountains in the United States.

Alligator junipers (left) and Apache pine (right) are two types of conifers found in the sky islands in Chiricahua National Monument. Mountain lions and other wild cats can be found in this environment. Photo: NPS.

Sky Islands

Marques Hayes

Sky islands are like islands of unique ecosystems surrounded by contrasting environments.

Geography of the Himalayas

Elizabeth Borneman

Learn about the Himalayas, the tallest mountain range in the world. The Himalayas' peaks include Mount Everest, the world's highest.

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.