With its 2469 meters above sea level, Galdhøpiggen is both Norway’s and Northern Europe’s highest mountain.…
What country has most of the Scandinavian mountains?
Norway is by far the most mountainous country in Scandinavia. The majority of the country is covered by mountains. The least mountainous is Denmark….
What countries do the Scandinavian mountains go through?
|Range Type||Mountain range with well-recognized name|
|Highest Point||Galdhøpiggen (2469 m/8100 ft)|
|Countries||Sweden (55%), Norway (40%), Finland (5%) (numbers are approximate percentage of range area)|
Scandinavian Geography Greenland, which is a Danish territory, and the Faroe Islands, which is a self-governing part of Denmark, are also included in the list. Finland and Iceland are not considered part of Scandinavia geographically.
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|2.||K2 (Mount Godwin Austen)||Pakistan/China|
Why is Scandinavia mountainous?
Much of the Scandinavian Mountains has been sculpted by glacial erosion. The mountain chain is dotted with glacial cirques usually separated from each other by pre-glacial paleosurfaces. Glacier erosion has been limited in these paleosurfaces which form usually plateaus between valleys.