The Alps stretches from the mediterranean sea separating France from Italy, upwards to Switzerland. the mountain ranges take there an eastern orientation towards Austria. The Alps is a major mountain range, and the only one to be located there.
The Alps are the largest mountain range found on the European continent. The Himalayas are the highest mountain range in the world and are located in Asia. The Appalachians of North America are the oldest mountain range in the United States.
Either the Caucuses or the Alps. Geographically speaking, Mount Elbrus (located in the Caucuses) is the tallest point in Europe. However, many disregard this mountain as it is located near the Asian border. The recognized tallest mountain in Europe is Mont Blanc/Monte Bianco, located in the Alps.