MOUNTAINS AND RANGES

The mountain ranges in the United States are as varied as they are famous. Explore the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Mountains and other mountain ranges.
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The Panamint Range

Panamint Range, a mountain range in eastern California that forms the western wall of Death Valley.

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  • The Appalachians

    The Appalachians

    Appalachians, or Appalachian Highlands, an upland area of eastern North America, chiefly in the United States, extending from eastern Canada to central Alabama. See more »

  • Alaska Range

    Alaska Range

    Alaska Range, a crescent-shaped mountain range in southern Alaska. It stretches some 500 miles (800 km), first northwestward and then southwestward, from Canada's Coast Mountains to the Aleutian Range on the Alaska Peninsula. See more »

  • Black Hills

    Black Hills

    Black Hills, a mountain range, mainly in southwestern South Dakota and partly in Wyoming. See more »

  • Diamond Head

    Diamond Head

    Diamond Head, a volcanic cone of solidified ash on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. It rises above the ocean near the eastern end of Honolulu's Waikiki Beach, reaching 761 feet (232 m) above sea level. See more »

  • Front Range

    Front Range

    Front Range, a range of the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado. It extends for about 175 miles (280 km) from the Arkansas River to the Wyoming border and is the easternmost range of the Rockies, rising abruptly from the Great Plains just west of Denver. See more »

  • Lassen Peak

    Lassen Peak

    Lassen Peak, a volcanic mountain in the Cascade Range in northern California. The peak rises 10,466 feet (3,190 m) above sea level. See more »

  • Longs Peak

    Longs Peak

    Longs Peak, a mountain in Boulder County, Colorado, about 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Denver. See more »

  • Mauna Kea

    Mauna Kea

    Mauna Kea, a dormant (inactive) volcano on the island of Hawaii. Mauna Kea is the highest peak in Hawaii, rising 13,796 feet (4,205 m) above sea level and some 32,000 feet (9,754 m) from its base at the ocean's bottom. See more »

  • Mauna Loa

    Mauna Loa

    Mauna Loa, an active volcano on the island of Hawaii, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. See more »

  • Mount Evans

    Mount Evans

    Evans, Mount, a 14,264-foot (4,348-m) peak in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, about 35 miles (56 km) west-southwest of Denver, Colorado. See more »

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