Which are the tallest mountains in the world?

HomeCategory: GeographyWhich are the tallest mountains in the world?
Mark Moon asked 8 months ago
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Mark Moon answered 8 months ago
  • Highest Mountain in the World (and Asia)
    Everest, Nepal-China: 29,035 feet / 8850 meters
  • Highest Mountain in Africa
    Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: 19,340 feet / 5895 meters
  • Highest Mountain in Antarctica
    Vinson Massif: 16,066 feet / 4897 meters
  • Highest Mountain in Australia
    Kosciusko: 7310 feet / 2228 meters
  • Highest Mountain in Europe
    Elbrus, Russia (Caucasus): 18,510 feet / 5642 meters
  • Highest Mountain in Western Europe
    Mont Blanc, France-Italy: 15,771 feet / 4807 meters
  • Highest Mountain in Oceania
    Puncak Jaya, New Guinea: 16,535 feet / 5040 meters
  • Highest Mountain in North America
    McKinley (Denali), Alaska: 20,320 feet / 6194 meters
  • Highest Mountain in the 48 Contiguous United States
    Whitney, California: 14,494 feet / 4418 meters
  • Highest Mountain in South America
    Aconcagua, Argentina: 22,834 feet / 6960 meters
  • Lowest Point in the World (and Asia)
    Dead Sea shore, Israel-Jordan: 1369 feet / 417.5 meters below sea level
  • Lowest Point in Africa
    Lake Assal, Djibouti: 512 feet / 156 meters below sea level
  • Lowest Point in Australia
    Lake Eyre: 52 feet / 12 meters below sea level
  • Lowest Point in Europe
    Caspian Sea shore, Russia-Iran-Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan: 92 feet / 28 meters below sea level
  • Lowest Point in Western Europe
    Tie: Lemmefjord, Denmark and Prins Alexander Polder, Netherlands: 23 feet / 7 meters below sea level
  • Lowest Point in North America
    Death Valley, California: 282 feet / 86 meters below sea level
  • Lowest Point in South America
    Laguna del Carbon (located between Puerto San Julian and Comandante Luis Piedra Buena in the province of Santa Cruz): 344 feet / 105 meters below sea level
  • Lowest Point in Antarctica
    The Bentley Subglacial Trench is approximately 2540 meters (8,333 feet) below sea level but is covered with ice; if Antarctica’s ice were to melt, exposing the trench, it would be covered by sea so it is a quasi-lowest point and if one ignores the reality of the ice, it is the lowest point “on land” on the earth.
  • Deepest Point in the World (and the deepest in the¬†Pacific Ocean)
    Challenger Deep, Mariana Trench, Western Pacific Ocean: -36,070 feet / -10,994 meters
  • Deepest Point in the Atlantic Ocean
    Puerto Rico Trench: -28,374 feet / -8648 meters
  • Deepest Point in the Arctic Ocean
    Eurasia Basin: -17,881 feet / -5450 meters
  • Deepest Point in the Indian Ocean
    Java Trench: -23,376 feet / -7125 meters
  • Deepest Point in the Southern Ocean
    Southern end of the South Sandwich Trench: -23,736 feet / -7235 meters

the above are the world highest mountains, do you know of any tall mountains, do drop your answer