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List of mountain peaks of Greenland

This article comprises three sortable tables of major mountain peaks of Greenland. For this article, Greenland includes all of Kalaallit Nunaat including the Island of Greenland and surrounding islands.

Topographic elevation is the vertical distance above the reference geoid, a precise mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface. Topographic prominence is the elevation difference between the summit and the highest or key col to a higher summit. Topographic isolation is the minimum great circle distance to a point of higher elevation.

This article defines a significant summit as a summit with at least 100 meters (330 feet) of topographic prominence, and a major summit as a summit with at least 500 meters (1,600 feet) of topographic prominence. An ultra-prominent summit is a summit with at least 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) of topographic prominence.

Highest major summits

The following sortable table lists the 25 highest mountain peaks of Greenland with at least 500 meters (1,600 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 25 highest mountain peaks of Greenland with at least
500 meters of topographic prominence


Rank Mountain Peak Island Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 Gunnbjørn Fjeld[1] PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B2147483647 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B2147483647 3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 Qaqqaq Kershaw PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3683 m
12,083 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 8.9 km
5.5 mi
3 Qaqqaq Johnson PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3669 m
12,037 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 3.7 km
2.3 mi
4 Qaqqaq Paul Emile Victor PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3609 m
11,841 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 15 km
9 mi
5 Peak 3549 PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3549 m
11,644 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 7.4 km
4.6 mi
6 Mont Forel PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3391 m
11,125 ft
!B2147483647 1581 m
5,187 ft
!B2147483647 359 km
223 mi
7 Borgtinderne PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3348 m
10,984 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 50 km
31 mi
8 Ejnar Mikkelsen Fjeld PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3308 m
10,853 ft
!B2147483647 1608 m
5,276 ft
!B2147483647 17 km
11 mi
9 Greenland Ice Cap High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3238 m
10,623 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 476 km
296 mi
10 Petermann Bjerg PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2900 m
9,514 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 289 km
179 mi
11 Greenland Ice Cap South High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2875 m
9,432 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 535 km
332 mi
12 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2831 m
9,288 ft
!B2147483647 2181 m
7,156 ft
!B2147483647 164 km
102 mi
13 Patuersoq PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2740 m
8,990 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 291 km
181 mi
14 Avannaarsua High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2600 m
8,530 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 636 km
395 mi
15 Sukkertoppen PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2440 m
8,005 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 476 km
296 mi
16 Klosterbjerge PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2410 m
7,907 ft
!B2147483647 1635 m
5,364 ft
!B2147483647 39 km
24 mi
17 Margaretatopp PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2360 m
7,743 ft
!B2147483647 1585 m
5,200 ft
!B2147483647 51 km
32 mi
18 Payers Tinde PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2320 m
7,612 ft
!B2147483647 2045 m
6,709 ft
!B2147483647 26 km
16 mi
19 Reval Toppen PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2320 m
7,612 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 361 km
224 mi
20 Point 2289 PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2289 m
7,510 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 28 km
17 mi
21 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2259 m
7,411 ft
!B2147483647 2009 m
6,591 ft
!B2147483647 527 km
328 mi
22 Point 2227 PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2227 m
7,306 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 17 km
11 mi
23 Milne Land High Point PB Milne Land !B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 161 km
100 mi
24 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 1950 m
6,398 ft
!B2147483647 101 km
63 mi
25 Mount Atter PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2190 m
7,185 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 18 km
11 mi

Most prominent summits

The following sortable table lists the 25 most topographically prominent mountain peaks of Greenland.

See the List of Ultras of Greenland for a table of all summits with at least 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 25 most topographically prominent mountain peaks of Greenland

Rank Mountain Peak Island Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 Gunnbjørn Fjeld[1] PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B2147483647 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B2147483647 3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 Milne Land High Point PB Milne Land !B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 161 km
100 mi
3 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2831 m
9,288 ft
!B2147483647 2181 m
7,156 ft
!B2147483647 164 km
102 mi
4 Palup Qaqa PB Upernivik Island !B2147483647 2105 m
6,906 ft
!B2147483647 2105 m
6,906 ft
!B2147483647 17 km
11 mi
5 Payers Tinde PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2320 m
7,612 ft
!B2147483647 2045 m
6,709 ft
!B2147483647 26 km
16 mi
6 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2259 m
7,411 ft
!B2147483647 2009 m
6,591 ft
!B2147483647 527 km
328 mi
7 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 1950 m
6,398 ft
!B2147483647 101 km
63 mi
8 Disko Island High Point PB Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq Island) !B2147483647 1904 m
6,247 ft
!B2147483647 1904 m
6,247 ft
!B2147483647 33 km
20 mi
9 Angelin Bjerg PB Ymer Island !B2147483647 1900 m
6,234 ft
!B2147483647 1900 m
6,234 ft
!B2147483647 44 km
27 mi
10 Traill Island High Point PB Traill Island !B2147483647 1884 m
6,181 ft
!B2147483647 1884 m
6,181 ft
!B2147483647 73 km
46 mi
11 Parnaqussuit Qavaat High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1860 m
6,102 ft
!B2147483647 1820 m
5,971 ft
!B2147483647 37 km
23 mi
12 Roosevelts Fjeld High Point PL Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1920 m
6,299 ft
!B2147483647 1770 m
5,807 ft
!O NA
13 Storo Island High Point PB Storo Island
East Greenland
!B2147483647 1770 m
5,807 ft
!B2147483647 1770 m
5,807 ft
!B2147483647 30 km
19 mi
14 Snehaetten PB Qeqertarsuaq Island
(near Upernivik Island)
!B2147483647 1765 m
5,791 ft
!B2147483647 1765 m
5,791 ft
!B2147483647 29 km
18 mi
15 Helges Halvo High Point PB Helges Halvo !B2147483647 1750 m
5,741 ft
!B2147483647 1750 m
5,741 ft
!B2147483647 141 km
88 mi
16 Svedenborg Bjerg PB Geographical Society Island !B2147483647 1730 m
5,676 ft
!B2147483647 1730 m
5,676 ft
!B2147483647 24 km
15 mi
17 Hahn Land High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1744 m
5,722 ft
!B2147483647 1694 m
5,558 ft
!B2147483647 347 km
216 mi
18 Agpalik PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1690 m
5,545 ft
!B2147483647 1690 m
5,545 ft
!B2147483647 45 km
28 mi
19 Nuussuaq High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2144 m
7,034 ft
!B2147483647 1669 m
5,476 ft
!B2147483647 84 km
52 mi
20 Hardersbjerg PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1679 m
5,509 ft
!B2147483647 1658 m
5,440 ft
!B2147483647 56 km
35 mi
21 Klosterbjerge PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2410 m
7,907 ft
!B2147483647 1635 m
5,364 ft
!B2147483647 39 km
24 mi
22 Qingagssat Qaqit PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1782 m
5,846 ft
!B2147483647 1632 m
5,354 ft
!B2147483647 23 km
15 mi
23 Storøen Island High Point PB Storo Island
West Greenland
!B2147483647 1616 m
5,302 ft
!B2147483647 1616 m
5,302 ft
!B2147483647 27 km
17 mi
24 Agssaussat PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2140 m
7,021 ft
!B2147483647 1615 m
5,299 ft
!B2147483647 18 km
11 mi
25 Kloftbjerge PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2163 m
7,096 ft
!B2147483647 1613 m
5,292 ft
!B2147483647 70 km
43 mi

Most isolated major summits

The following sortable table lists the 25 most topographically isolated mountain peaks of Greenland with at least 500 meters (1,600 feet) of topographic prominence.

The first 24 of these summits have at least 100 kilometres (62 miles)} of topographic isolation and at least 500 meters (1,600 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 25 most topographically isolated mountain peaks of Greenland
with at least 500 meters of topographic prominence


Rank Mountain Peak Island Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 Gunnbjørn Fjeld[1] PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B2147483647 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B2147483647 3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 Avannaarsua High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2600 m
8,530 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 636 km
395 mi
3 Greenland Ice Cap South High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2875 m
9,432 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 535 km
332 mi
4 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2259 m
7,411 ft
!B2147483647 2009 m
6,591 ft
!B2147483647 527 km
328 mi
5 Peary Land High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1910 m
6,266 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 509 km
317 mi
6 Greenland Ice Cap High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3238 m
10,623 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 476 km
296 mi
7 Sukkertoppen PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2440 m
8,005 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 476 km
296 mi
8 Haffner Bjerg PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1483 m
4,865 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 387 km
241 mi
9 Reval Toppen PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2320 m
7,612 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 361 km
224 mi
10 Mont Forel PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 3391 m
11,125 ft
!B2147483647 1581 m
5,187 ft
!B2147483647 359 km
223 mi
11 Hahn Land High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1744 m
5,722 ft
!B2147483647 1694 m
5,558 ft
!B2147483647 347 km
216 mi
12 Patuersoq PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2740 m
8,990 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 291 km
181 mi
13 Petermann Bjerg PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2900 m
9,514 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 289 km
179 mi
14 Point 1740 PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1740 m
5,709 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 263 km
163 mi
15 Point 813 PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 813 m
2,667 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 169 km
105 mi
16 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2831 m
9,288 ft
!B2147483647 2181 m
7,156 ft
!B2147483647 164 km
102 mi
17 Milne Land High Point PB Milne Land !B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 161 km
100 mi
18 Alabama Nunatak PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1520 m
4,987 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 161 km
100 mi
19 Helges Halvo High Point PB Helges Halvo !B2147483647 1750 m
5,741 ft
!B2147483647 1750 m
5,741 ft
!B2147483647 141 km
88 mi
20 Point 574 PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 574 m
1,883 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 122 km
76 mi
21 J.A.D. Jensen Nunatakker PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1668 m
5,472 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 119 km
74 mi
22 Favres Bjerg PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2000 m
6,562 ft
!B2147483647 1546 m
5,072 ft
!B2147483647 117 km
73 mi
23 Fynske Alper PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1065 m
3,494 ft
!B2147483647 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B2147483647 109 km
68 mi
24 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B2147483647 1950 m
6,398 ft
!B2147483647 101 km
63 mi
25 Schweizerland High Point PB Island of Greenland !B2147483647 1680 m
5,512 ft
!B2147483647 1605 m
5,266 ft
!B2147483647 95 km
59 mi

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c The summit of Gunnbjørn Fjeld is the highest point on the Island of Greenland, Kalaallit Nunaat, the Kingdom of Denmark, and the entire Arctic.

External links

  • Kalaallit Nunaat
  • Greenland @ peakbagger.com
  • Ultras of Greenland @ peaklist.com


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