Mountainous Landforms Month is a time to celebrate the natural wonders that are mountains. These towering landforms can be found all over the world, and each one is unique.
The tallest mountains on Earth are found in Asia.
Mount Everest, which is located in Nepal, is the tallest mountain on the planet, measuring 29,029 feet high.
Other notable Asian mountains include K2, which is the second-tallest mountain in the world, and Kangchenjunga, which is the third-tallest.
In North America, Mount McKinley is the tallest mountain at 20,320 feet high. It is located in Alaska. The most famous North American mountain may be Mount Rainier, which towers over Seattle, Washington.
There are many beautiful and renowned mountains in Europe as well. The Matterhorn in Switzerland is perhaps the most famous, but Italy has many stunning peaks including Mount Etna and Mount Vesuvius. Austria is home to Mount Grossglockner while Spain features Mount Teide.
Mountainous Landforms Month is a time to appreciate these natural wonders and to learn about the different types of mountains around the world. Whether you are looking at the tallest mountains or the most famous ones, each one is special in its own way. So take some time this month to learn about these amazing landforms and enjoy their beauty.