List of mountains 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 (328.1 feet) of topographic prominence, and a major summit as a summit with at least 500 meters (1640.4 feet) of topographic prominence. An ultra-prominent summit is a summit with at least 1500 meters (4921.3 feet) of topographic prominence.

Highest major summits

The following sortable table lists the 25 highest mountain peaks of Greenland with at least 500 meters (1640.4 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 PB Island of Greenland !B775861928 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B775861928 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B1685788756 3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 Qaqqaq Kershaw PB Island of Greenland !B805684371 3683 m
12,083 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B583624842 8.9 km
5.5 mi
3 Qaqqaq Johnson PB Island of Greenland !B843769292 3669 m
12,037 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B705724063 3.7 km
2.3 mi
4 Qaqqaq Paul Emile Victor PB Island of Greenland !B1008653489 3609 m
11,841 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-445539846 15 km
9 mi
5 Peak 3549 PB Island of Greenland !B1176302009 3549 m
11,644 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-1822671286 7.4 km
4.6 mi
6 PB Island of Greenland !B1631712114 3391 m
11,125 ft
!B672450571 1581 m
5,187 ft
!B-2040311624 359 km
223 mi
7 Borgtinderne PB Island of Greenland !B1759329219 3348 m
10,984 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B398973518 50 km
31 mi
8 Ejnar Mikkelsen Fjeld PB Island of Greenland !B1879522974 3308 m
10,853 ft
!B503114446 1608 m
5,276 ft
!B-1697948307 17 km
11 mi
9 PB Island of Greenland !B2093402193 3238 m
10,623 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-576236740 476 km
296 mi
10 Petermann Bjerg PB Island of Greenland !B-1099113920 2900 m
9,514 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B140831337 289 km
179 mi
11 PB Island of Greenland !B-1012533293 2875 m
9,432 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-1735253381 535 km
332 mi
12 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland !B-858306612 2831 m
9,288 ft
!B1750158577 2181 m
7,156 ft
!B1501441453 164 km
102 mi
13 Patuersoq PB Island of Greenland !B-531585754 2740 m
8,990 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B42919778 291 km
181 mi
14 Avannaarsua High Point PB Island of Greenland !B-7121001 2600 m
8,530 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B837503297 636 km
395 mi
15 Sukkertoppen PB Island of Greenland !B628013057 2440 m
8,005 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-574557549 476 km
296 mi
16 Klosterbjerge PB Island of Greenland !B751725975 2410 m
7,907 ft
!B336598110 1635 m
5,364 ft
!B-1274134212 39 km
24 mi
17 Margaretatopp PB Island of Greenland !B961377259 2360 m
7,743 ft
!B647182080 1585 m
5,200 ft
!B318065331 51 km
32 mi
18 Payers Tinde PB Island of Greenland !B1132321593 2320 m
7,612 ft
!B-1900951741 2045 m
6,709 ft
!B-1608010866 26 km
16 mi
19 Reval Toppen PB Island of Greenland !B1132321593 2320 m
7,612 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-2100577029 361 km
224 mi
20 Point 2289 PB Island of Greenland !B1266843040 2289 m
7,510 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1956543376 28 km
17 mi
21 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland !B1398771075 2259 m
7,411 ft
!B-1723344705 2009 m
6,591 ft
!B-1588767858 527 km
328 mi
22 Point 2227 PB Island of Greenland !B1541439567 2227 m
7,306 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-1592499175 17 km
11 mi
23 PB Milne Land !B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B1655711438 161 km
100 mi
24 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland !B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B-1425267572 1950 m
6,398 ft
!B2073299881 101 km
63 mi
25 Mount Atter PB Island of Greenland !B1708978011 2190 m
7,185 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1942896337 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 1500 meters (4921.3 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 25 most topographically prominent mountain peaks of Greenland

Rank Mountain Peak Island Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 PB Island of Greenland !B775861928 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B775861928 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B1685788756 3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 PB Milne Land !B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B1655711438 161 km
100 mi
3 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland !B-858306612 2831 m
9,288 ft
!B1750158577 2181 m
7,156 ft
!B1501441453 164 km
102 mi
4 Palup Qaqa PB Upernivik Island !B2104838778 2105 m
6,906 ft
!B2104838778 2105 m
6,906 ft
!B-1802297080 17 km
11 mi
5 Payers Tinde PB Island of Greenland !B1132321593 2320 m
7,612 ft
!B-1900951741 2045 m
6,709 ft
!B-1608010866 26 km
16 mi
6 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland !B1398771075 2259 m
7,411 ft
!B-1723344705 2009 m
6,591 ft
!B-1588767858 527 km
328 mi
7 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland !B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B-1425267572 1950 m
6,398 ft
!B2073299881 101 km
63 mi
8 PB Qeqertarsuaq Island !B-1186543210 1904 m
6,247 ft
!B-1186543210 1904 m
6,247 ft
!B367884616 33 km
20 mi
9 Angelin Bjerg PB Ymer Island !B-1165512708 1900 m
6,234 ft
!B-1165512708 1900 m
6,234 ft
!B1848441010 44 km
27 mi
10 PB Traill Island !B-1080945608 1884 m
6,181 ft
!B-1080945608 1884 m
6,181 ft
!B945768037 73 km
46 mi
11 Parnaqussuit Qavaat High Point PB Island of Greenland !B-952738724 1860 m
6,102 ft
!B-735338857 1820 m
5,971 ft
!B-775152522 37 km
23 mi
12 Roosevelts Fjeld High Point PL Island of Greenland !B-1270225707 1920 m
6,299 ft
!B-456769312 1770 m
5,807 ft
!O NA
13 Storo Island High Point PB Storo Island !B-456769312 1770 m
5,807 ft
!B-456769312 1770 m
5,807 ft
!B1143809616 30 km
19 mi
14 Snehaetten PB Qeqertarsuaq Island !B-428480750 1765 m
5,791 ft
!B-428480750 1765 m
5,791 ft
!B1696697296 29 km
18 mi
15 Helges Halvo High Point PB Helges Halvo !B-343131726 1750 m
5,741 ft
!B-343131726 1750 m
5,741 ft
!B-1309691728 141 km
88 mi
16 Svedenborg Bjerg PB Geographical Society Island !B-228187931 1730 m
5,676 ft
!B-228187931 1730 m
5,676 ft
!B-844827780 24 km
15 mi
17 Hahn Land High Point PB Island of Greenland !B-308787101 1744 m
5,722 ft
!B-17899809 1694 m
5,558 ft
!B-1703207417 347 km
216 mi
18 Agpalik PB Island of Greenland !B5740864 1690 m
5,545 ft
!B5740864 1690 m
5,545 ft
!B1628701735 45 km
28 mi
19 PB Island of Greenland !B1921261018 2144 m
7,034 ft
!B130779707 1669 m
5,476 ft
!B-375404869 84 km
52 mi
20 Hardersbjerg PB Island of Greenland !B71042373 1679 m
5,509 ft
!B196905587 1658 m
5,440 ft
!B-669283075 56 km
35 mi
21 Klosterbjerge PB Island of Greenland !B751725975 2410 m
7,907 ft
!B336598110 1635 m
5,364 ft
!B-1274134212 39 km
24 mi
22 Qingagssat Qaqit PB Island of Greenland !B-524337137 1782 m
5,846 ft
!B354963588 1632 m
5,354 ft
!B-500255876 23 km
15 mi
23 Storøen Island High Point PB Storøen Island !B453486553 1616 m
5,302 ft
!B453486553 1616 m
5,302 ft
!B-1976196705 27 km
17 mi
24 Agssaussat PB Island of Greenland !B1939935159 2140 m
7,021 ft
!B459676587 1615 m
5,299 ft
!B2085834450 18 km
11 mi
25 Kloftbjerge PB Island of Greenland !B1833031980 2163 m
7,096 ft
!B472068162 1613 m
5,292 ft
!B1454257460 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 (1640.4 feet) of topographic prominence.

The first 24 of these summits have at least 100 kilometers (62.14 miles) of topographic isolation and at least 500 meters (1640.4 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 PB Island of Greenland !B775861928 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B775861928 3694 m
12,119 ft
!B1685788756 3,254 km
2,022 mi
2 Avannaarsua High Point PB Island of Greenland !B-7121001 2600 m
8,530 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B837503297 636 km
395 mi
3 PB Island of Greenland !B-1012533293 2875 m
9,432 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-1735253381 535 km
332 mi
4 Perserajoq PB Island of Greenland !B1398771075 2259 m
7,411 ft
!B-1723344705 2009 m
6,591 ft
!B-1588767858 527 km
328 mi
5 PB Island of Greenland !B-1218006267 1910 m
6,266 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-1244341997 509 km
317 mi
6 PB Island of Greenland !B2093402193 3238 m
10,623 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-576236740 476 km
296 mi
7 Sukkertoppen PB Island of Greenland !B628013057 2440 m
8,005 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-574557549 476 km
296 mi
8 Haffner Bjerg PB Island of Greenland !B1312355522 1483 m
4,865 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1497670932 387 km
241 mi
9 Reval Toppen PB Island of Greenland !B1132321593 2320 m
7,612 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-2100577029 361 km
224 mi
10 PB Island of Greenland !B1631712114 3391 m
11,125 ft
!B672450571 1581 m
5,187 ft
!B-2040311624 359 km
223 mi
11 Hahn Land High Point PB Island of Greenland !B-308787101 1744 m
5,722 ft
!B-17899809 1694 m
5,558 ft
!B-1703207417 347 km
216 mi
12 Patuersoq PB Island of Greenland !B-531585754 2740 m
8,990 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B42919778 291 km
181 mi
13 Petermann Bjerg PB Island of Greenland !B-1099113920 2900 m
9,514 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B140831337 289 km
179 mi
14 Point 1740 PB Island of Greenland !B-285824979 1740 m
5,709 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1074896388 263 km
163 mi
15 Point 813 PB Island of Greenland !B-1266666744 813 m
2,667 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1169727129 169 km
105 mi
16 Stauning Alper PB Island of Greenland !B-858306612 2831 m
9,288 ft
!B1750158577 2181 m
7,156 ft
!B1501441453 164 km
102 mi
17 PB Milne Land !B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B1655711438 161 km
100 mi
18 Alabama Nunatak PB Island of Greenland !B1065922805 1520 m
4,987 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1671828476 161 km
100 mi
19 Helges Halvo High Point PB Helges Halvo !B-343131726 1750 m
5,741 ft
!B-343131726 1750 m
5,741 ft
!B-1309691728 141 km
88 mi
20 Point 574 PB Island of Greenland !B-2080616908 574 m
1,883 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B142835859 122 km
76 mi
21 J.A.D. Jensen Nunatakker PB Island of Greenland !B136773114 1668 m
5,472 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B409783652 119 km
74 mi
22 Favres Bjerg PB Island of Greenland !B-1678445652 2000 m
6,562 ft
!B896316652 1546 m
5,072 ft
!B569854823 117 km
73 mi
23 Fynske Alper PB Island of Greenland !B328310866 1065 m
3,494 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1314941415 109 km
68 mi
24 Renland High Point PB Island of Greenland !B1663419846 2200 m
7,218 ft
!B-1425267572 1950 m
6,398 ft
!B2073299881 101 km
63 mi
25 Schweizerland High Point PB Island of Greenland !B65088220 1680 m
5,512 ft
!B521788588 1605 m
5,266 ft
!B-1664664705 95 km
59 mi

Gallery

See also

References

External links

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


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