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What The World Looks Like From Its Most Beautiful Peaks

06/25/2015 04:26 pm ET | Updated Jun 26, 2015

The WorldPost's "Through Your Lens" series brings you stunning photos taken by social media users in far-flung locations around the world. Tag your Twitter and Instagram photos with #WorldPostGram and we may feature them in our next post.

From the snowy ridges of the Alps to the vertigo-inducing "hike of death" up Huayna Picchu in Peru, mountaintops have been bestowing travelers with fear and marvel for centuries.

Let the stunning photos of some of the world's most awe-inspiring summits below carry you away from your desk and remind you of memories of crisp air and jaw-dropping panoramas.

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Mount Batulao, Philippines

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

The Matterhorn, seen from Switzerland's Gornergrat railway

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Table Mountain, South Africa

A photo posted by Erik McRitchie (@erikmcr) on

Castle Mountain, Alberta, Canada

A photo posted by David (@thedoncor1) on

Buachaille Etive Beag, Scotland

A photo posted by Chandra Bintang (@chndrbntng) on

Mount Merbabu, Indonesia

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Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

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Grindelwald village in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland

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Huayna Picchu, Peru

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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story located Castle Mountain in British Columbia. It is in Alberta.

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