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Kieferle

The Kieferle, near Steinheid in the county of Sonneberg, is a mountain, 867.2 m above sea level, in the Thuringian Highland and the second highest mountain of this range, which forms the eastern part of the Thuringian Forest. To the west-southwes ...

                                               

Kleiner Gleichberg

The Kleiner Gleichberg) is the slightly lower of the two Gleichberge mountains, east of the village of Romhild in the country of Grabfeld in the county of Hildburghausen in the German state of Thuringia. The Celtic Oppidum Steinsburg is located o ...

                                               

Knocknahillion

Knocknahillion at 607 metres, is the 210th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 256th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Knocknahillion is situated in the middle sector of the long north-west to south-east cental spine of ...

                                               

Kobelberg

The Kobelberg in the municipality of Wiesenfelden in the Bavarian Forest is a forested mountain ridge running from north to south. It lies south of the village of Schiederhof between the source regions of the GroSer Leitenbach to the east and the ...

                                               

Kulm (Saalfeld)

The Kulm is a hill, 481.9 m above sea level, near Saalfeld in the German state of Thuringia. It lies east of the Saale valley at the western tip of the Saale Knee and is the local hill of the towns of Saalfeld and Rudolstadt. From the Kulm there ...

                                               

Langenberg (Rothaar)

The Langenberg rises on the state border between North Rhine-Westphalia and Hesse in Germany and, at 843.2 m above sea level, is the highest peak in the Rothaar mountain range, as well as the highest point in the North Rhine-Westphalia and also i ...

                                               

Leenaun Hill

Leenaun Hill at 618 metres, is the 201st–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 243rd–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Leenaun Hill lies on a massif that overlooks Leenaun village and Killary Harbour, and which is at the ...

                                               

Letterbreckaun

Letterbreckaun at 677 metres, is the 129th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 159th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Letterbreckaun is situated is situated in the middle sector of the long north-west to south-east cen ...

                                               

Lissoughter

Lissoughter at 401 metres, does not qualify to be an Arderin or a Vandeleur-Lynam, however, its prominence of 336 metres ranks it as a Marilyn. Lissoughter is an isolated peak, situated between the Twelve Bens and Maumturks mountain ranges, at th ...

                                               

Little Sugar Loaf

Little Sugar Loaf is a 342 metres hill in the far northeastern sector of the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland. It does not have the elevation to rank on Arderin, Hewitt, or Vandeleur-Lynam scales, however, its prominence of 247 metres ranks it as a M ...

                                               

Lugduff

Lugduff at 652 metres, is the 154th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 186th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Lugduff is situated in the southern sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, and forms a broad horseshoe arou ...

                                               

Mangerton Mountain

Mangerton or Mangerton Mountain "), at 838 metres, is the 19th-highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin list, and the 26th–highest mountain according to the Vandeleur-Lynam list. Mangerton is the tallest mountain in the Mangerton Mountain Group, al ...

                                               

Maolan Bui

Maolan Bui, also known by the name Bearna Rua, at 973 metres high, is the fifth-highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin list, or the sixth-highest peak in Ireland according to the Vandeleur-Lynam list. Maolan Bui is also known for its narrow north ...

                                               

Millstone Mountain

Millstone Mountain is a hill in the Mourne Mountains in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is the most easterly peak in the Mournes and, along with Thomas Mountain and Crossone, is one of the three subsidiary peaks of Slieve Donard. Millstone was ...

                                               

Moanbane

Moanbane at 703 metres, is the 85th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 106th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Moanbane is in the central sector, at the western edge, of the Wicklow Mountains, in Wicklow, Ireland. Moan ...

                                               

Muckish

Muckish is a distinctive flat-topped mountain in the Derryveagh Mountains of County Donegal, Ireland. At 667.1 metres, it is the third-highest peak in the Derryveagh Mountains and the 163rd highest in Ireland. Muckish is also the most northern an ...

                                               

Mullach Glas

Mullach Glas at 622 metres, is the 197th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 238th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Mullach Glas is located on a small massif that includes Binn Mhor), and Corcogemore); this massif is a ...

                                               

Mullacor

Mullacor at 661 metres, is the 141th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 172nd–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Mullacor is situated in the southern sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, and forms a broad horseshoe ar ...

                                               

Mullaghanattin

Mullaghanattin is a summit of the Dunkerron Mountains, part of the Mountains of the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland.

                                               

Mullaghcleevaun

Mullaghcleevaun at 849 metres, is the 15th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 20th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Mullaghcleevaun is in the central sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, in Wicklow, Ireland; it is t ...

                                               

Mweelrea

Mweelrea at 814 metres, is the 26th-highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 34th-highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Mweelrea is situated near the apex of a "horseshoe-shaped" massif that includes the peaks of Ben Lugmore and ...

                                               

Nephin

Nephin or Nefin, at 806 metres, is the highest standalone mountain in Ireland and the second-highest peak in Connacht, Ireland. It is to the west of Lough Conn in County Mayo. Neifinn is variously translated as meaning heavenly, sanctuary, or "Fi ...

                                               

Nerother Kopf

The Nerother Kopf is the conical hill of an extinct volcano near Neroth in the Eifel mountains. It is 651.7 m above sea level and situated in the county of Vulkaneifel in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

                                               

Mont Orford

Mount Orford is a mountain and ski resort located in the Mont-Orford National Park in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, Canada. It is 10 km northwest of the centre of the city of Magog.

                                               

Purple Mountain (Kerry)

Purple Mountain at 832 metres high, is the 21st–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 28th–highest according to the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. It is located in County Kerry, and is the highest point of the Purple Mountain Group.

                                               

RaSberg

At 668 m above sea level the RaSberg is one of the highest mountains in the Eifel region on the German and Belgian border. It lies within the municipality of Arft in the collective municipality of Vordereifel within sight of the Eifels highest pe ...

                                               

Rheydter Hohe

The Rheydter Hohe is a Trummerberg in the Monchengladbach district of Pongs in the south of the city. Locally the hill, which is made of rubble, is known as Monte Clamotte or Rheydter Mullberg. The plateau of the small hill is 133 m above NN high ...

                                               

Sabotin

Sabotin is 609-metre-high mountain ridge overlooking Gorizia, Nova Gorica, and Solkan on the border between Slovenia and Italy. At its foot stands the Solkan Bridge spanning the Soca River.

                                               

Hainpracht

The Sackpfeife is a mountain, 673.3 m above sea level, in the Rothaar Mountains on the boundary of the counties of Waldeck-Frankenberg and Marburg-Biedenkopf in the German state of Hesse. On top of the forested mountain, which is a well known and ...

                                               

Salzburger Kopf

The Salzburger Kopf, at a height of 654.2 m above sea level, is the third highest summit of the Westerwald after the Fuchskaute and the Stegskopf. The north side of the mountain ridge is almost treeless; in the south strips of woodland alternate ...

                                               

Sandy Bay Mountain

Sandy Bay Mountain, known officially in Quebec as Mont Sandy Stream, is a mountain located on the Canada–United States border, with a height of 950 m above sea level. The northeastern part of the mountain is in Somerset County, Maine, while the s ...

                                               

Scafell

Scafell is a mountain in the English Lake District, part of the Southern Fells. Its height of 964 metres makes it the second-highest mountain in England after its neighbour Scafell Pike, from which it is separated by Mickledore col.

                                               

Scarr

Scar at 641 metres, is the 174th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 207th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Scarr is situated in the central sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, but off main "central spine" of the ra ...

                                               

Schimmelkopf

The Schimmelkopf or Weiskircher Hohe is a mountain that rises in the Schwarzwalder Hochwald on the boundary between the counties of Trier-Saarburg and Merzig-Wadern and, at 694.8 m above sea level, is the second highest peak in the German state o ...

                                               

Schneeberg (Thuringian Forest)

The Schneeberg is a mountain, 692.4 metres high, that marks the southernmost boundary point of the borough of Suhl in the German state of Thuringia. The mountain is forested down to the valley in the south. Its southern mountainside belongs to th ...

                                               

Schneekopf

The Schneekopf near Gehlberg in the Thuringian county of Ilm-Kreis is 978 m above sea level and thus the second highest peak in the Thuringian Forest after its western neighbour, the GroSer Beerberg. The Adler Saddle between them is only about 59 ...

                                               

Schwarzer Mann

The Schwarzer Mann is a mountain in the western part of the Eifel which is known as Schnee Eifel. With a height of 697.8 meters it is the highest peak in the Schnee Eifel and third highest in the Eifel.

                                               

Seefingan

Seefingan often spelt Seafingan is a mountain that straddles two county boundaries from its summit in Wicklow eastwards down into South Dublin, in Ireland. There are extensive views from the summit and there is a large megalithic cairn nearby.

                                               

Silsean

Silsean at 698 metres, is the 92nd–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 114th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Silsean is in the central sector, at the western edge, of the Wicklow Mountains, in Wicklow, Ireland. Silsea ...

                                               

Simmersberg

The Simmersberg is a mountain, 780.8 m above sea level, near Schnett in the municipality of Masserberg) in the county of Hildburghausen in Germany. It is the main summit of a forked mountain chain, which runs along the boundary between the Thurin ...

                                               

Skiddaw

Skiddaw is a mountain in the Lake District National Park in England. Its 931-metre summit is the sixth-highest in England. It lies just north of the town of Keswick, Cumbria, and dominates the skyline in this part of the northern lakes. It is the ...

                                               

Slieve Binnian

Slieve Binnian is one of the Mourne Mountains in County Down, Northern Ireland, 9 km north of Kilkeel. It is the third highest mountain in Northern Ireland at 747 metres. The summit is broad and flat with rocky tors at the north and south ends, w ...

                                               

Slieve Commedagh

Slieve Commedagh is a mountain with a height of 767 m in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is the second-highest of the Mourne Mountains, after Slieve Donard, and the second-highest mountain in Northern Ireland. Slieve Commedagh lies to the north ...

                                               

Slieve Muck

Slieve Muck is one of the Mourne Mountains in County Down, Northern Ireland. It has a height of 670.4 metres. The River Bann has its source on the northern slope. Slieve Muck has three summits which are composed of Silurian shale covering the und ...

                                               

Slieve Snaght

Slieve Snaght is a mountain in the middle of the Inishowen peninsula of County Donegal, Ireland. It rises to a height of 615 metres, making it the highest mountain in Inishowen, and is one of the northernmost mountains of Ireland. It should not b ...

                                               

Slievemaan

Slievemaan at 759 metres, is the 54th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 70th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Slievemaan is situated in the southwen sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, and is part of the large mas ...

                                               

Slievemore

Achill Archaeological Field School is based at the Achill Archaeology Centre in Dooagh. It was founded in 1991 and is a training school for students of archaeology and anthropology. The school is involved in a study of the prehistoric and histori ...

                                               

Slievenamon

Slievenamon or Slievenaman is a mountain with a height of 721 metres in County Tipperary, Ireland. It rises from a plain that includes the towns of Fethard, Clonmel and Carrick-on-Suir. The mountain is steeped in folklore and is associated with F ...

                                               

Stegskopf

The Stegskopf, at 654.4 m above sea level, is the second highest mountain in the Westerwald range in Germany after the Fuchskaute. It is an extinct volcano in the municipality of Emmerzhausen in the county of Altenkirchen in the state of Rhinelan ...

                                               

Steling

The Steling is a mountain, 658.3 m above sea level, and thus the highest point in the municipal region of Aachen. The German-Belgian border runs over the mountaintop.