Mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains

Mountain Peaks Of The Rocky Mountains

Mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains

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This article comprises three sortable tables of major mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains of North America.

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 major mountain peak as a summit with at least 500 meters (1640 feet) of topographic prominence. An ultra prominent peak is a summit with at least 1500 meters (4921 feet) of topographic prominence.

Highest major summits

The following sortable table lists the 100 highest major mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains with a topographic prominence of at least .This prominence cutoff agrees with that used for Wikipedia's List of highest mountains, but is much larger than that used for the list of fourteeners; hence many standard fourteeners are not included on this list. Topographic elevation is defined as the...
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