Mountains and Hills

Landforms that extend above the surrounding terrain.

Aoraki Mount Cook

New Zealand
Aoraki--Mount-Cook
Aoraki (Mount Cook) is the highest mountain in New Zealand. At a height of 3,724 meters (12,218 ft), it is a popular tourist destination and a favorite challenge for mountain climbers. It lies in the Southern Alps.top

Canadian Rockies

Canada
Canadian-Rockies
The Canadian Rockies mountain system comprises the southeastern part of the Rocky Mountains, laying between the Interior Plains of Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia on the east to the Rocky Mountain Trench of BC on the west.top

Himalayas

China
Himalayas
The Himalayas span five countries: India, Nepal, Bhutan, China, and Pakistan. The mountains have profoundly shaped the cultures of South Asia. Many Himalayan peaks are sacred in both Buddhism and Hinduism.top

Maungakiekie One Tree Hill

Auckland, Auckland Region, 1051, New Zealand
Maungakiekie-One-Tree-Hill
Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill is a 182-meter (597 ft) volcanic peak. On the summit is an important memorial for both Māori and other New Zealanders. The summit provides views across the Auckland area, and allows visitors to see both of Auckland's harbors.top

Mount Fuji

Japan
Mount-Fuji
Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and is an active volcano that last erupted in 1707. Mount Fuji's exceptionally symmetrical cone, which is snow-capped several months a year, is a well-known symbol of Japan, and it is frequently depicted in art.top

Mount Kinabalu

Sabah, Malaysia
Mount-Kinabalu
Mount Kinabalu's summit has been measured to be 4,095 metres (13,435 ft) above sea level. It is the 20th tallest mountain in the world.top

Mount Olympus

Greece
Mount-Olympus
Mount Olympus has a circumference of 150 kilometres (93 mi), an average diameter of 26 kilometres (16 mi), and 600 square kilometres (230 sq mi) of area. It has many peaks and an almost circular shape.top

Rocky Mountain National Park

Colorado, United States of America
Rocky-Mountain-National-Park
Rocky Mountain National Park encompasses approximately 265,770 acres of land in Colorado's northern Front Range. The park is split by the Continental Divide, which gives the eastern and western portions of the park a different character.top

Sugarloaf Mountain Po de Acar

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sugarloaf-Mountain-Po-de-Acar
Sugarloaf Mountain is only one of several monolithic granite and quartz mountains that rise straight from the water's edge around Rio de Janeiro. A glass-walled cablecar runs between the peaks of Po de Acar and Morro da Urca.top

Tassili n'Ajjer

Algeria
Tassili-n'Ajjer
The Tassili n'Ajjer range is composed largely of sandstone. Erosion in the area has resulted in nearly 300 natural rock arches being formed, along with many other spectacular landforms.top


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