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Mountains can be listed according to various criteria:

* They can be sorted by height (elevation above sea level)

* See also: List of mountains by elevation
List of mountains by elevation
* Another notion of "height" is topographic prominence , see List of most prominent mountains , List of peaks by prominence
List of peaks by prominence
, or Ultra-prominent peak
Ultra-prominent peak
* Yet another notion of "height" is distance of summit from the Earth\'s center

* The notion of "highest" can be restricted to a specific geographic area

* Countries can be sorted by their highest elevation * Islands can also be sorted by their highest elevation

* They can be sorted by country or province .

* The highest peak on each continent is called the Seven Summits * The second-highest peak on each continent is called the Seven Second Summits * The third-highest peak on each continent is called the Seven Third Summits

* They can be sorted by geological origin . * They can be organized into mountain ranges . * They can be part of peakbagging lists , which are goals for mountain climb

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