Mountain Submitted Place Names

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ADAM-ONDI-AHMAN (Mountain) Mormon
According to LDS theology, this is where Adam was declared Michael, the archangel.
ALTAI (Political Subdivision & Mountain) English, Mongolian, Russian, Altai, Kazakh
Combination of Mongolian алт (alt) meaning "gold" and тай (tay) meaning "with" (wholly meaning "the mountain with gold"). The Altai Republic is a federal subject north of Mongolia in Russia... [more]
ALTAY (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Russian, Kazakh, and Kyrgyz form of ALTAI.
CAUCAS (Region & Mountain) Catalan
Catalan form of CAUCASUS.
CÁUCASO (Region & Mountain) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of CAUCASUS.
CAUCASO (Region & Mountain) Italian
Italian form of CAUCASUS.
CAUCASUS (Mountain) English
From Greek Καύκασος (Kaúkasos), which is of uncertain origin; it may be derived from Scythian *xrohukäsi meaning "ice-shining" or "white snow". Alternatively, it may be from Greek κήξ (kḗx) meaning "sea swallow (a kind of bird)" and κάσος (kásos) possibly meaning "mountain" or "rock"... [more]
CAUCAZ (Region & Mountain) Romanian
Romanian form of CAUCASUS.
CHEVIOT (Mountain) English
The name of a mountain and the surrounding mountains on the Anglo-Scottish border. The name is thought to be Celtic and to derive from Brythonic *ceμ-, *cejn 'ridge, spine' (Welsh chefn, 'back, ridge'), and -ed, which might have meant 'having the quality of-'.
CUMORAH (Mountain) Mormon
This is the name of the hill where the Nephite known as Moroni buried the golden plates. It is located in New York.
FUJI (Mountain) Japanese
This is the name of a mountain, known in Japanese as Fuji-san/Fujiyama (富士山), located on the boundaries of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures in central Japan, that has been a symbol for the Japanese for centuries... [more]
GARAJONAY (Mountain) Spanish
The name of a mountain peak which is the highest point on the Canarian island of La Gomera, located at the center of the island and regarded as a spiritual center of power by the ancient inhabitants... [more]
HIMALAYA (Mountain) Various
The name of the Mountain between NEPAL and CHINA.
KAFKASOS (Region & Mountain) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of KAUKASOS, which is the ancient Greek form of CAUCASUS.
KÁKASUS (Region & Mountain) Icelandic
Icelandic form of CAUCASUS.
KAUKASOS (Mountain) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of CAUCASUS.
KAUKAZ (Region & Mountain) Polish, Slovak
Polish and Slovak form of CAUCASUS.
KAUKĀZS (Region & Mountain) Latvian
Latvian form of CAUCASUS.
KAUKÁZUS (Region & Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of CAUCASUS.
KEBNEKAISE (Mountain) Swedish
Derived from Lule Sami giebnne "cauldron" and gájsse "elevated and pointy crest". Kebnekaise is the highest mountain in Sweden.
KKAVKKAZ (Region & Mountain) Lak
Lak form of CAUCASUS.
LHOTSE (Mountain) Tibetan
Lhotse is the name of a mountain in Tibet. Lhotse means “South Peak” in Tibetan. ... [more]
MEIJE (Mountain) French
From Occitan meija meaning "middle, centre, half," taken from its original name l'Agulha de la Meija meaning "the needle of the Meije."... [more]
MOURNE (Mountain) Irish
Both the name of a mountain range and a river in Northern Ireland, meaning "misty fists" from Irish múig "smoke, gloom" and dorn "fist".
PEN-Y-GHENT (Mountain) English, Ancient Celtic
A mountain in Yorkshire, Northern England. In the Cumbric Language, the element pen, exactly as in Welsh, meant 'head, top, summit', and y, also as in Welsh, meant the definite article 'the'... [more]
QAFQAZ (Region & Mountain) Persian, Azerbaijani
Persian and Azerbaijani form of CAUCASUS.
RORAIMA (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Portuguese, Spanish, English
Of Peron origin, meaning either "parrot mountain" or "green peak," referring to Mount Roraima, located on the border between Guyana, Brazil and Venezuela. Since 1962, the name has also been used on a federal territory in north-western Brazil, which became a state in 1988.
SAWEL (Mountain) English, Irish (Anglicized)
Sawel Mountain (historically known as Slieve Sawel) is the highest peak in the Sperrins, a mountain range in Northern Ireland. This is an Anglicized form of Irish samhail meaning "likeness", taken from its Irish name Samhail Phite Méabha "likeness to MÉABH's vulva", referring to a glen or hollow on the side of the mountain.
SIINAI (Region & Mountain) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of SINAI.
SINAI (Region & Mountain) Biblical, Hebrew, Albanian, Danish, English, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
Biblical place name, both the mountain upon which Moses receives the Ten Commandments from God and the desert where it is located, found between Canaan and Egypt.... [more]
SINAÍ (Region & Mountain) Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of SINAI.
SINAÏ (Region & Mountain) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of SINAI.
SINAJ (Region & Mountain) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of SINAI.
SINAY (Region & Mountain) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of SINAI.
ŚNIEŻKA (Mountain) Polish
Name of a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland, the most prominent point of the Silesian Ridge in the Krkonoše mountains.
SNOWDON (Mountain) English
Snowdon (Welsh: Yr Wyddfa, pronounced ər ˈwɪðva) is the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles south of the Scottish Highlands.e
SYNAJ (Region & Mountain) Polish
Polish form of SINAI.
SYNAY (Region & Mountain) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of SINAI.
TAYGETOS (Mountain) Greek Mythology, Greek
The Taygetos or Taÿgetus is a mountain range in the Peloponnese peninsula in Southern Greece. The highest mountain of the range is Mount Taygetus; its name is probably pre-Greek and of unknown meaning... [more]
VESUVIUS (Mountain) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
There are three theories about the origin of the name Vesuvius:... [more]
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