Q:

What is the highest mountain in Europe?

A:

Quick Answer

The highest mountain in Europe is Mount Elbrus, located in Russia near the border with Georgia. There are two main peaks of Mount Elbrus at 18,442 feet and 18,510 feet. Both peaks are the tops of dormant volcanoes.

Know More
What is the highest mountain in Europe?
Credit: Wade Eakle Lonely Planet Images Getty Images

Full Answer

Due to its massive size, climbing Mount Elbrus is a long task. However, if climbing by the standard route, it is one of the easiest of the peaks on the continent to climb. Many climbers and skiers still die every year as they take unconventional routes. The mountain is a part of the Caucasus Mountain range, and it has the highest peak in the mountain range.


Is this answer helpful?

Similar Questions

  • Q:

    Where is Europe located?

    A:

    Europe, also called Europa, is located in the Western and Northern Hemispheres on the European continent. Europe lies north of the African continent, south of the Arctic continent, west of the Asian continent and east of the North Atlantic Ocean.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Which mountain range separates Europe from Asia?

    A:

    The Ural Mountains and the Caucasus Mountains separate Europe from Asia. These two mountain ranges form a distinct border between Europe and Asia.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Is Europe a continent?

    A:

    Europe is a continent made up of the western peninsula of the Eurasian landmass. The boundaries that separate Europe from Asia and Africa are the Ural and Caucasus Mountains in the east and the Caspian, Aegean and Black Seas in the south.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Is Europe a country?

    A:

    Europe is not a country, it is a continent. There are seven continents including Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Antarctica and Australia, which is the only continent that is also a country.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore