What are peaks?

Some articles on peaks, peak:

Three Peaks Challenge
... The Three Peaks Challenge is a mountain running trail of some 50km first done by Carl Wilhelm Schneeberger in March 1897 ... The challenge comprises ascending the three major peaks above Cape Town, namely Devil's Peak, Table Mountain and Lion's Head ... at the old Johannesburg Hotel in Long Street after each peak ...
Skarshaugane Peaks
... Skarshaugane Peaks (71°49′S 11°37′E / 71.817°S 11.617°E / -71.817 11.617Coordinates 71°49′S 11°37′E / 71.817°S 11.617°E / -71.817 11.617) is a group ... photos and surveys by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1956–60, and named Skarshaugane ("the gap peaks") ... from the United States Geological Survey document "Skarshaugane Peaks" (content from the Geographic Names Information System) ...
Mount Tohivea - Surrounding Peaks
... Tohivea has many peaks surrounding it ... Mount Rotui is the second highest peak on Moorea ... Other nearby peaks include Mount Mouaputa, Mount Mouaroa, and Mount Taufuapae ...
Sinjajevina - Features - Peaks
... The highest peaks of Mt Sinjajevina are Torna 2,277 m (7,470 ft) Jablanov Vrh 2,203 m (7,228 ft) Gradiste 2,214 m (7,264 ft) Sto 2,172 m (7,126 ft) Savina ...

Famous quotes containing the word peaks:

    On the secret map the assassins
    Cloistered, the Moon River was marked
    Near the eighteen peaks and the city
    Of humiliation and defeat ...
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Man will become immeasurably stronger, wiser, and subtler; his body will become more harmonious, his movements more rhythmic, his voice more musical. The forms of life will become dynamically dramatic. The average human type will rise to the heights of an Aristotle, a Goethe, or a Marx. And above these heights, new peaks will rise.
    Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nation—the great peaks we had forgotten, of Honour, Duty, Patriotism, and, clad in glittering white, the great pinnacle of Sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to Heaven.
    David Lloyd George (1863–1945)