Monday, February 9, 2015

The Highest Mountain in the World

Mount Everest (8,848 meter) in Himalaya Mountain, Nepal is the highest mountain in the world. If we measure from the base to the peak, Mauna Kea in Hawaii is the tallest Mountain with 10,203 meter height. But most of it is below the sea. From the sea level, Mauna Kea's height is only 4,205 meter.

Mauna Kea in Hawaii

Mount McKinley (6,168 m) is the highest mountain in North America

Mount Kilimanjaro /ˌkɪlɪmənˈdʒɑːroʊ/,[5] with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira, is a dormant volcanic mountain in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level.

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