Shortest mountain in the world

Numerous mountains have captured the attention of scientists worldwide because of their size. According to Sprintally, these are some of the smallest mountains.

1. Mount Jinan, China – 0.6 metres

Jinan is the smallest mountain in the world. It is located in the Shangdon Province of China. It looks more like a stone, and it is a rock that is protruding 0.6 meters above the ground.

2. Mount Hiroyama, Japan – 3 metres

Mount Hiroyama in Japan is the second smallest mountain in the world. It is only three metres high, having been cut in height-half by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake. Originally, the mountain was 6 meters high.

3. Tianzhong Mountain, China – 3.6 metres

Tianzhong Mountain is located in the Zhumadian, Henan province. Its name means tavern at the change of horses because there was once a post station there. It has a height of 3.6 meters, and it is a local landmark that attracts lots of tourists.

4. Mount Tenpo, Japan – 4.53 metres

Mount Tenpo is located in Minato-ku, Osaka, Japan. Unfortunately, many scientists do not recognise it as a mountain because they claim it is not a natural elevation. Originally, Mount Tenpo had a height of 20 meters.

5. Mount Pleasant, United States – 5 metres

Mount Pleasant is a mountain that is short in height in the United States. It is located in a small town of the same name located in the northwest of Texas. The village has about 16,000 people living there.

6. Mount Wycheproof, Australia – 43 metres

There is no doubt that Mount Wycheproof is the smallest mountain in Australia. The mountain is located in the small town of Wyscheproof. Its name is translated from the Aboriginal language as a Mountain with grass.

7. Mount Command Ridge, Nauru – 65 metres

Mount Command Ridge is located on the island of Nauru. It is the highest point of Nauru, with an elevation of 65 metres. It is an elongated elevation of relief composed of coral deposits and rich in phosphates.

8. Mount Qurayn Abu Al-Bawl, Qatar – 103 metres

Qurain Abu Al-Bawl is the highest point in Qatar. It has an altitude of 103 metres and is located south of the peninsula near the border with Saudi Arabia. The mountain’s name has a significant meaning.

9. Mount Britton Hill, United States – 105 metres

Mount Britton Hill is located in the state of Florida. With a height of 105 meters, it is undoubtedly of the smallest mountains in the United States. It is lower than some of the tallest buildings in Florida.

10. Mount Les Platons Forest, Great Britain – 136 metres 

Mount Les Platons Forest is 136 meters high and is located in Great Britain. It is a place referred to as Nomady, which is not in the territory of the United Kingdom, even though it is washed by the waters of the English Channel. 

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