Staggering Photographs Of Mountains From All That Is Interesting

The Mind-Blowing Mount Roraima

Mount Roraima Photograph

Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima mountain chain in South America and one of the world’s most extraordinary natural geological formations. The 31 square kilometer summit area of Mount Roraima is defined by 400 meter tall cliffs on all sides and includes the borders of Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana.

The tabletop mountains of the Pakaraima’s are considered some of the oldest geological formations on Earth, dating back to over two billion years ago. The result is the staggering landscape of Mount Rariama which we tour below in photographs and video:

Photographs Of Mount Roraima

Road into Mt. Roraima Landscape

Mount Roraima Fog Photograph

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The Seven Tallest Summits In The World

The Seven Summits, or the mountain ranges with the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, is a challenge to all those who consider themselves mountaineers.

The Seven Tallest Summits In The World

The Tallest Summits In The World: Mount Everest, Asia, 29,029 feet

Mount Everest Picture

Also called Mount Chomolungma, Mount Everest is located in Nepal and is the highest elevation in the world. From standard climbing routes that pass through the “death zone” – altitudes higher than 26,246 feet – corpses can be seen in their unaltered positions.

The Tallest Summits In The World: Aconcagua, South America, 22,841 feet

Tallest Summits In The World Mount Aconcagua Photograph

This mountain, located in the Andes mountain range, is located in Argentina with its summit 15 kilometers from the border with Chile. Aconcagua was famously used in a Disney cartoon, in which it was made to be a terrorizing character.

Mount McKinley, North America, 20,327 feet

Mount McKinley Reflection Photograph

This Alaskan Mountain, also referred to as Denali, is known for its extreme temperatures – which have been recorded as being as low as -75.5 °F (-59.7 °C) with a windchill of -118.1 °F (-83.4 °C).