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Triglav Mountains- Slovenia

Triglav is the highest mountains in Slovenia and the highest peak of the Julian Alps. It rises very high above its foothills. From all sides it is surrounded with deep valleys. It is like they are supporting the high pedestal on which the The King sits. And that pedestal is something like high lying plateau on which the main body of peak stands.  On the North of it is Vrata valley, consider to be the most beautiful in Slovenia. On the East there is long and deep Krma valley. On the West, slopes of the Triglav are steeps and high, they descent 2km into the Zadnjica valley. On the South, there is around 1000m lower, Velska Dolina valley and Velo Polje field. Although these slopes are high and quiet wild but are more subdued when comparing to western and northern ones.

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Puncak Jaya in Indonesia

Puncak Jaya (also known as Carstensz Pyramid) is the highest mountain in the Indonesia, with 4,884 metres (16,024 ft ), 5th highest mountain in political Southeast Asia, is considered the highest peak of the seventh continent (Australia/Oceanic) for climbers attempting the Seven Summits, the highest on the island of New Guinea  in the Indonesian province of Papua and Indonesia is an Asian country. This is a minority viewpoint based on politics rather than geophysics.

It is also the highest point between the Himalayas and the Andes and the highest island peak in the world.

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Ritacuba Blanco

Ritacuba Blanco is the highest point of the Cordillera in the Andes Mountains of Colombia. It is also known as Ritak’uwan, an ancient name from the U’wa, this name comes from the domestic people that live in the lowlands of the National Park Sierra Nevada del Cocuy y Güicán.

It is known to be the one of the most beautiful mountains of Colombia. It is located in the National Park Cocuy with an altitude of 5330 metres. Along that park, the visitors are  bound to go for climbing due to it’s technical level of climbing and also because of it’s beautiful view of the rest of the park and the Llanos Orientales.

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Activities to be done at Kebnekaise Mountain

skiing  photo Here is the question arise what we will do when we go to Kebnekaise Montains. The answer is very simple, there are numerous activities to be done over there like Dog sledding which you can do to while taking Aurora ride or while going for enjoying the wilderness of forests. You can do shopping there for handicrafts things, it is easily available over there. You can take the trip of mountains on Snowmobile. Rafting can be done in summers. There are lot of activities to be done at Kebnekaise Mountains. You will fully enjoy the trip to this mountains.

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Places to visit at Kebnekaise

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Kebnekaise is a beautiful mountain to visit, there are lot of places to visit some places are mentioned below like Abisko National Park, which is famous for its natural beauty , view, valley, meadows, e.t.c.  There are so many beautiful Churches while going on the way to mountains. Beautiful villages are there there you can do boating and experience the beautiful view. There you can visit the largest Iron ore mine of the world.

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Kebnekaise Mountains- Sweden

Kebnekaise Mountain

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Kebnekaise Mountains is the highest mountain in Sweden with height 2,113 metres (6,932 ft). It is situated far north, above the Arctic Circle. The name is a Sami which means “kettle top”. As it is on extreme high altitude,the scenery of glacier is very fine. Among the so many glaciers,the largest are björlings, Stor, Isfalls, Kebnepskte and Rabots. The eye catching feature of the range is Tarfala Lake, whose one shore is formed by 60 foot (18 metres)ice wall of Kebnepakte Glacier.It is uninhabited except the portion of stunted birch forest.

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Mont Blanc Mountains in France

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It is known as the “white Mountain” & La Dame Blanche (the white lady) because most of the time in a year it is covered with ice, snow. It is the highest mountain in the European Union and the Alpes. It rises up to 4,810 m (15,781 ft). It is situated in the north-westerly parts of Alpes. The minimum temperature from December to March is around -3°C to -7°C and the maximum temperature is around +1°C to +7°C & the minimum temperature from June to September +6°C to +9°C whereas the maximum would be +18°C to +24°C.

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Tatras Mountains

Tatras mountains photo The Tatra Mountains, located on the border of Poland and Slovakia, they are the only alpine-types mountains in Poland, it means there are five climatic-vegetation belts in the mountain. They are the highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains. Štrbské Pleso is a place at the Tatra mountains where people can stay.

 

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