region there is some drop when considering the highest mountains in each of the seven continents, though the 22,834 feet/6960 metres of Aconcagua in Argentina is impresionante.
Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is the highest African mountain
Gora El'brus in Russia is the highest mountain in Europe
Puncak Jaya in the New Guinea region is the highest in Oceania
Vinson Massif in Antarctica is 4,900 metres high
Mount Kosciusko is the highest mountain in Australia at 2,228 metres