Most Prominent Mountain Peaks of Alaska

Most Prominent Mountain Peaks Of Alaska

The following sortable table lists the 65 ultra prominent mountain peaks of the U.S. State of Alaska.

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.

Seven of these peaks lie on the international border with Canada: five with Yukon and two with the Province of British Columbia.

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