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Longest mountain chains on Earth

RankRangeContinentCountryCoordinatesApprox. lengthApprox. widthMax. elevationHighest point
1AndesSouth AmericaArgentina
Bolivia
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Venezuela
32°S 70°W7,000 km
(4,300 mi)
500 km
(310 mi)
6,962 m
(22,841 ft)
Mount Aconcagua
2Southern Great EscarpmentAfrica[4][5][6]Zimbabwe
South Africa
Swaziland
Lesotho
Namibia
Angola
29°S 29°E5,000 km
(3,100 mi)
300 km
(200 mi)
3,482 m
(11,424 ft)
Thabana Ntlenyana
3Rocky MountainsNorth America[7][8][9]Canada
United States
39°N 106°W4,800 km
(3,000 mi)
300 km
(200 mi)
4,401 m
(14,439 ft)
Mount Elbert
4Transantarctic MountainsAntarctica[10][11][12]Antarctica84°S 166°E3,500 km
(2,200 mi)
400 km
(250 mi)
4,528 m
(14,856 ft)
Mount Kirkpatrick
5Great Dividing RangeAustralia[13][14][15][16]Australia36°S 148°E3,500 km
(2,200 mi)
300 km
(190 mi)
2,228 m
(7,310 ft)
Mount Kosciuszko
6HimalayasAsia[17][18][19]India
Pakistan
China
Bhutan
Nepal
Afghanistan
Myanmar
27°N 86°E2,600 km
(1,600 mi)
350 km
(220 mi)
8,848 m
(29,029 ft)
Mount Everest
7Ural MountainsAsia and Europe[20]Russia
Kazakhstan
60°N 60°E2,500 km
(1,600 mi)
150 km
(93 mi)
1,895 m
(6,217 ft)
Mount Narodnaya

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