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Mount Elbrus in Russia

One of mountaineering's biggest challenges is climbing each of the Seven Summits, the highest peaks on each of the seven continents. The honor of the highest peak in Europe goes to Mount Elbrus, which is located in southern Russia near the Georgia border. At 18,510 feet, Elbrus might not be an Everest (29,029 feet) or Aconcagua (22,837 feet), but it still makes for an impressive view from the top.
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