Here we learn all the vocabulary associated with the geography topic of mountains. Complete with definitions and illustrations to help your understanding grow further. This list of mountain words is comprehensive and comes with a full list of mountain synonyms so if you want to know the difference between a plateau and a ridge, read on to find out more.
crag, foothill, elevation, massif, highland, alp, peak, mount, height, eminence, prominence, summit, pinnacle, mountaintop, horn, range, sierra, cordillera, ridge, fell, ben, Munro, berg, jebel, inselberg
range in Europe,
above sea level.
range in the world,
in South America.
The act of going up
A large mass of snow
and ice, detached
from the mountain slope and heading downhill in a sudden movement.
The lower part or bottom part of a mountain.
Tallest mountain in the UK.
Ben Nevis - tallest mountain in the UK.