Denali (also known as Mount McKinley, its former official name) is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 6,190 meters (20,310 ft) Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak on Earth, after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. Located in the Alaska Range in the interior of the U.S. state of Alaska, Denali is known to be called the third pole, due to its extremely low temperatures.
Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level. The mountain is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park and is a major climbing destination. The mountain has been the subject of many scientific studies because of its shrinking glaciers and disappearing ice fields.
Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world. Elbrus is in the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia.
Elbrus has two summits, both of which are dormant volcanic domes. The taller west summit is 5,642 metres (18,510 ft), and the east summit is 5,621 metres (18,442 ft).
Carstensz Pyramid or Pancake Jaya, with a summit elevation of 4,884 meters (16024 ft) is the highest summit in Indonesia, on the island of New Guinea on the continent of Australia and Oceania. It is the highest point between the Himalayas and the Andes. The mountain is a technical climbing mountain, and movements of tribes and military makes the mountain hard to approach.
Mount Vinson is the highest peak in Antarctica, at 4,892 metres (16,050 ft). It lies in the north part of Vinson Massif’s summit plateau in the south portion of the main ridge of the Sentinel Range. Antarctica is a hard continent to reach, and the small population stationed, consists of researchers studying global warming.
Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmatha and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The international border between Nepal and China runs across its summit point.
The official summit elevation of Mount Everest is 8,848 m (29,029 ft), and the mountain is known to be very dangerous, and has claimed many human lives. There are two main routes up to the mountain(north and south), where there are a total of 19 human bodies lying out of range, waiting to be brought down for proper burial. Due to weather, the mountain can only be climbed in the months of April and May.