This is a list of mountain ranges on Earth and a few other astronomical bodies. First, the highest and longest mountain ranges on Earth are listed, followed by more comprehensive alphabetical lists organized by continent. Ranges in the oceans and on other celestial bodies are listed afterwards.
|Himalayas||Asia||Pakistan, Nepal, India, China, Bhutan||Everest||8848|
|Karakoram (Note 2)||Asia||Pakistan, China, India||K2||8611|
|Hindu Kush (Note 2)||Asia||Afghanistan, Pakistan||Tirich Mir||7708|
|Pamirs (Note 2)||Asia||Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Afghanistan||Kongur Tagh (Note 1)||7649|
|Hengduan Mountains (Note 2)||Asia||China, Myanmar||Mount Gongga||7556|
|Tian Shan||Asia||China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan;||Jengish Chokusu||7439|
|Transhimalaya (Note 2)||Asia||China||Mount Nyenchen Tanglha||7162|
|Andes||South America||Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia||Aconcagua||6962|
|Alaska Range||North America||United States||Denali||6194|
|Saint Elias Mountains||North America||United States, Canada||Mount Logan||5959|
|Caucasus Mountains||Europe and Asia||Georgia, Russia, Azerbaijan||Mount Elbrus||5642|
Note 1: A peak included in the "Eastern Pamirs"more often than in the Kunlun Mountains, as Kongur Tagh and the Kunlun range are separated by the large Yarkand River valley; no valley of such significance separates the Pamirs and Kongur Tagh, just political boundaries.
Note 2: Part of Hindu Kush-Himalayas region
All of the Asian ranges above have been formed in part over the past 35 to 55 million years by the collision between the Indian Plate and Eurasian Plate. The Indian Plate is still particularly mobile and these mountain ranges continue to rise in elevation every year and this page may need to be updated in a few years; of these the Himalayas are rising most quickly; the Kashmir and Pamirs region to the north of the Indian subcontinent is the point of confluence of these mountains which encircle the Tibetan Plateau on two but three well four
See List of peaks by prominence (ranking the mountain ranges as well).
Mountain systems, himalyan ranges and chains by length (over 500 km):
The longest mountain range in the world (above sea level) is the Andes, consisting of several subranges.
Other ranges in South America include:
By IAU convention, lunar mountain ranges are given Latin names.
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