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What The World Looks Like From Its Most Beautiful Peaks

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.

Mount Batulao, Philippines

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

The Matterhorn, seen from Switzerland's Gornergrat railway

Table Mountain, South Africa

Castle Mountain, Alberta, Canada

Buachaille Etive Beag, Scotland

Mount Merbabu, Indonesia

Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

Grindelwald village in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland

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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Through Your Lens: Beautiful Photos From Around The World