List of Ultras of North America

The following sortable tables comprise the most topographically prominentmountain peaks of greater North America. Each of these 353 summits has at least 1500 meters (4921 feet) of topographic prominence.

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Denali in Alaska is the highestmountain peak of North America. Denali is the third most topographically prominent and third most topographically isolated summit on Earth after Mount Everest and Aconcagua.

This article defines greater North America as the portion of the continental landmass of the Americas extending westward and northward from the Isthmus of Panama plus the islands surrounding that landmass. This article defines the islands of North America to include the coastal islands of North America, the islands of the Caribbean Sea, the Lucayan Archipelago, the Bermuda Islands, the Islands of Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat), the islands of Northern Canada, the islands of Alaska, and the islands of the northeastern Pacific Ocean. The Hawaiian Islands are not included because they are considered part of Oceania.

Topographic elevation is the vertical distance above the reference geoid, a mathematical model of the Earth’s sea level as an equipotentialgravitational surface. The topographic prominence of a summit is the elevation difference between that summit and the highest or key col to a higher summit. The topographic isolation of a summit is the minimum great-circle distance to a point of equal elevation.

This article defines a significant summit as a summit with at least 100 meters (328.1 feet) of topographic prominence, and a major summit as a summit with at least 500 meters (1640 feet) of topographic prominence. An ultra-prominent summit is a summit with at least 1500 meters (4921 feet) of topographic prominence.

All elevations in the 48 states of the contiguous United States include an elevation adjustment from the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 29) to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88). For further information, please see this United States National Geodetic Surveynote. If a summit elevation or prominence has a range of values, the arithmetic mean is cited.

Denali is one of only three summits on Earth (along with Mount Everest and Aconcagua) with more than 6000 meters (19,685 feet) of topographic prominence. Mount Logan exceeds 5000 meters (16,404 feet) of prominence. Four peaks of greater North America exceed 4000 meters (13,123 feet), ten exceed 3500 meters (11,483 feet), 17 exceed 3000 meters (9843 feet), 34 exceed 2500 meters (8202 feet) and 100 exceed 2000 meters (6562 feet) of topographic prominence.

Of these 353 ultra-prominent summits of North America, 143 are located in Canada, 122 in the United States, 38 in Greenland, 26 in México, eight in Honduras, six in Guatemala, four in El Salvador, three in Costa Rica, three in the Dominican Republic, two in Haiti, two in Nicaragua, and one each in Jamaica, Cuba, and Panamá. Six of these peaks lie on the Canada-United States border and one lies on the El Salvador-Honduras border.

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The 38 mountain peaks of Greenland with at least
1500 meters of topographic prominence

Rank Mountain Peak Mountain Range Elevation Prominence Isolation Location
1 Gunnbjørn Fjeld[1][2][lower-alpha 1] Island of Greenland 3694 m
12,119 ft
3694 m
12,119 ft
3,254.13 68.9184°N
29.8991°W
2 Stauning Alper[3] Island of Greenland 2831 m
9,288 ft
2181 m
7,156 ft
164.9 km
102.5 mi
72.1167°N
24.9000°W
3 Palup Qaqa high point[4] Upernivik Island 2105 m
6,906 ft
2105 m
6,906 ft
31.2 km
19.4 mi
71.3333°N
52.8167°W
4 Milne Land high point[5] Island of Milne Land 2050 m
6,726 ft
2050 m
6,726 ft
58.1 km
36.1 mi
70.8194°N
26.5956°W
5 Payers Tinde[6] Island of Greenland 2320 m
7,612 ft
2045 m
6,709 ft
26.1 km
16.24 mi
73.1333°N
26.3667°W
6 Perserajoq[7] Island of Greenland 2259 m
7,411 ft
2009 m
6,591 ft
527 km
328 mi
71.4000°N
51.9667°W
7 Renland high point[8] Island of Greenland 2200 m
7,218 ft
1950 m
6,398 ft
100.8 km
62.6 mi
71.3333°N
26.3333°W
8 Pyramiden[9][lower-alpha 2] Disko Island 1904 m
6,247 ft
1904 m
6,247 ft
32.7 km
20.3 mi
70.1195°N
53.3890°W
9 Angelin Bjerg[10][lower-alpha 3] Ymer Island 1900 m
6,234 ft
1900 m
6,234 ft
43.7 km
27.1 mi
73.1667°N
24.3167°W
10 Traill Island high point[11] Traill Island 1884 m
6,181 ft
1884 m
6,181 ft
50.8 km
31.6 mi
72.7167°N
24.0667°W
11 Parnaqussuit Qavaat high point[12] Island of Greenland 1860 m
6,102 ft
1820 m
5,971 ft
36.9 km
23 mi
66.4333°N
52.9167°W
12 Storo high point[13] Island of Storo 1770 m
5,807 ft
1770 m
5,807 ft
32.6 km
20.3 mi
70.8333°N
27.4833°W|
13 Snehaetten[14][lower-alpha 4] Qeqertaq Island 1765 m
5,791 ft
1765 m
5,791 ft
34.4 km
21.4 mi
71.6542°N
53.1641°W
14 Azimuthbjerg[15][lower-alpha 5] Island of Skjoldungen 1738 m
5,702 ft
1738 m
5,702 ft
140.5 km
87.3 mi
63.4552°N
41.8508°W
15 Svedenborg Bjerg[16][lower-alpha 6] Geographical Society Island 1730 m
5,676 ft
1730 m
5,676 ft
24.9 km
15.48 mi
72.9436°N
24.3412°W
16 Appaalik[17][lower-alpha 7] Appat Island 1711 m
5,614 ft
1711 m
5,614 ft
45.6 km
28.3 mi
70.9474°N
51.9918°W
17 Hahn Land high point[18][lower-alpha 8] Island of Greenland 1744 m
5,722 ft
1694 m
5,558 ft
347 km
216 mi
80.4333°N
19.8333°W
18 Nuussuaq high point[19][lower-alpha 9] Island of Greenland 2144 m
7,034 ft
1669 m
5,476 ft
86.6 km
53.8 mi
70.6966°N
52.9728°W
19 Hardersbjerg[20] Island of Greenland 1679 m
5,509 ft
1658 m
5,440 ft
56.2 km
34.9 mi
73.4333°N
22.8333°W
20 Klosterbjerge[21] Island of Greenland 2410 m
7,907 ft
1635 m
5,364 ft
38.8 km
24.1 mi
72.2500°N
25.9500°W
21 Qingagssat Qaqit[22] Island of Greenland 1782 m
5,846 ft
1632 m
5,354 ft
23.3 km
14.47 mi
60.5654°N
44.6949°W
22 Ejnar Mikkelsen Fjeld[23] Island of Greenland 3325 m
10,909 ft
1625 m
5,331 ft
16.29 km
10.12 mi
68.8957°N
28.6279°W
23 Agssaussat[24] Island of Greenland 2140 m
7,021 ft
1615 m
5,299 ft
18.06 km
11.22 mi
65.8833°N
52.1167°W
24 Kloftbjerge[25] Island of Greenland 2163 m
7,096 ft
1613 m
5,292 ft
92.3 km
57.4 mi
71.3333°N
25.7500°W
25 Salliaruseq high point[26] Salliaruseq Island 1610 m
5,282 ft
1610 m
5,282 ft
29.5 km
18.32 mi
64.3913°N
51.1134°W
26 Clavering Island high point[27] Clavering Island 1604 m
5,262 ft
1604 m
5,262 ft
77.1 km
47.9 mi
74.3667°N
21.1833°W
27 Schweizerland high point[28] Island of Greenland 1671 m
5,482 ft
1596 m
5,236 ft
95.4 km
59.3 mi
66.1203°N
37.4420°W
28 Margaretatopp[29] Island of Greenland 2360 m
7,743 ft
1585 m
5,200 ft
69 km
42.9 mi
73.3667°N
26.3000°W
Paatuut[30] Island of Greenland 2010 m
6,594 ft
1585 m
5,200 ft
45.8 km
28.4 mi
70.2966°N
52.7017°W
Agdleruussakasit[31] Island of Greenland 1763 m
5,784 ft
1585 m
5,200 ft
5.75 km
3.57 mi
60.1364°N
44.5293°W
31 Mont Forel[32] Schweizerland 3391 m
11,125 ft
1581 m
5,187 ft
357 km
222 mi
66.9354°N
36.7873°W
32 Blaskbjerg[33] Island of Greenland 1600 m
5,249 ft
1575 m
5,167 ft
17.46 km
10.85 mi
73.3000°N
24.0333°W
33 Kinaussak[34] Island of Greenland 1630 m
5,348 ft
1555 m
5,102 ft
88.3 km
54.9 mi
64.4500°N
50.5167°W
34 Gaaseland high point[35] Island of Greenland 2100 m
6,890 ft
1550 m
5,085 ft
135.6 km
84.3 mi
70.2000°N
27.6667°W
35 Sangmissoq high point[36] Island of Sammisoq 1549 m
5,082 ft
1549 m
5,082 ft
35.5 km
22.1 mi
60.0502°N
43.9164°W
36 Favres Bjerg[37] Island of Greenland 2000 m
6,562 ft
1546 m
5,072 ft
117.1 km
72.8 mi
73.9500°N
23.2000°W
37 Johnstrup Bjerge[38] Island of Greenland 2000 m
6,562 ft
1540 m
5,052 ft
30.9 km
19.21 mi
73.0000°N
25.5333°W
38 Berzelius Bjerg[39] Island of Greenland 1810 m
5,938 ft
1535 m
5,036 ft
38.5 km
23.9 mi
72.4667°N
25.0667°W

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