The World's Most Amazing Mountains
Which mountain has the highest point on the Earth's surface? Why is K2 known as the "Savage Mountain"? Which species of frog lives only on Table Mountain? The world has many mountains--from high, snowy peaks to wide, flat, plateaus. Find out about the incredible weather systems that help shape these landforms, the animals make their homes here, and the brave explorers who first climbed them.
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AFRICA amazing landform animal found Antarctic ANTARCTICA ARGENTINA ASIA Atlantic Ocean AUSTRALASIA Avalanches beautiful scenery Cable car called Caucasus CLIMBING MOUNT EVEREST cloud continent covered in snow crater Denali Densmores Earth's crust Earth's surface ecosystem erupt extinct volcano famous mountain FEET fold mountain forests glaciers HEIGHT highest mountain highest peak highest point hiking Himalayas huge invertebrates KARAKORUM Kilimanjaro known landslide large fall layers of rock living thing LOCATION mantle Matterhorn METERS millimeters millions moorland Mount Aconcagua Mount Cook Mount Elbrus Mount Godwin-Austen Mount McKinley Mount Vinson mountain formed mountain range mountain to climb mountain was named Mountains Mountains National Park Ocean ACONCAGUA Ocean Mount Pacific Ocean plateau plates crashed popular prospector pushed Raintree semi-desert shape SIR EDMUND HILLARY SOUTH AMERICA Southern Alps stretches strong winds SUCCESSFUL CLIMB summit surveyor Table Mountain tallest mountain tectonic plates tourist attraction Uhuru Visitors weather wildlife Zealand