Don’t we sometimes wonder how places, streets, hills, mountains, etc get their names? They are generally named after a person or a meaning that they signify, there is usually an amusing backstory to the name.
This infographic has compiled 10 of the highest mountains/ massifs/ volcanos, and domes from each of the continents and the story behind how they were named.
You may have heard about most of these mountains, but knowing the history behind the naming of each of them is sure to make for an intriguing read.
The Meanings of the Names of the 10 Highest Mountains on Every Continent:
Infographic by – Alan’s Factory Outlet