GENERAL KNOWLEDGE FOR SSC: MOUNTAIN RANGES AND PEAK POINT



General Knowledge: MOUNTAIN RANGES AND PEAK POINt

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List of Mountains in the World

Himalayas Mountains

 The Himalayas are the great mountain system of Asia. They form a 1,500-mile broad crescent through Northeastern Pakistan, Northern India, Southern Tibet, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan.
 The Himalayas is one of the youngest mountain ranges in the world.

Alps Mountain

 The Alps is a vast mountain system in south-central Europe.
 The mountains were formed over tens of millions of years as the African and Eurasian tectonic plates collided. 

Andes Mountains

 The Andes Mountains are the longest mountain range in the world. They stretch 4,500 miles (7,200 km) from north to south, along with the west coast of the continent.
 The Andes are the second highest Mountain Range in the world with many peaks rising over 20,000 feet.

Rocky Mountains

 The Rocky Mountains are a vast mountain system in Western North America, extending north-south from Canada to New Mexico

Karakoram Mountains

 The Karakoram is a great mountain range in North-east Pakistan and Northern India, near the Chinese border. It extends 300 miles south-east wardly and includes many of the world's highest peaks and many of the world's longest glaciers.


Name -  Location   -  Highest Point

Alaska Range  -   Alaska JJSA   -  Mount Mackinley(southern Peak)

Trans-Antarctica Mountains  -   Antarctica   -   Mount Vinson Massif

Altai   -  Central Asia   - Gora Veluka

Alps    -  Central Europe  -  Mount Blanc

Ural   -   Central Russia   -  Gora Noradnaya

Great Dividing Range  -   Eastern Australia  -  Mount Kosciusko

Kamchatka   -   Eastern Russia  -   Kluchevskaya sopka

Verkhoyansk   -   Eastern Russia   -  Gora mas Khaya

Appalachian   -   Eastern USA-Canada   -   Mount Michel

Zagros     -   Iran   -   Zad Kuh

Elburz   -   Iran  -    Demaband

Appenine   -   Itali  -  Corno Grande

Atlas   -  North West Africa   -  Jewel Taubcal

Caucasus   -    Russia  -   Mount Elbrus (Western Peak)

Himalaya-Karakoram-Hindukush    -   South Central Asia   -  Mount Everest

Tien Shan   -   South Central Asia  -   Pike Poveda

Drackensberg   -  South East Africa   -   Dwanayentalenyana

Cascade Range  -   USA-Canada  -  Mount  Rainier

Western Ghats   -  Western India  -   Anaimudi

Rockies   -    Western N America  -   Moun  Albart

Scandinavian Range   -  Western Norway  -  Galdhopijen

Cordillera de Los Andes   -  Western S America  -  Acongua


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