TIL that Denali mountain in Alaska is both the tallest mountain in North America, and taller than Mount Everest measuring from base to summit. Everest reaches a higher altitude however, since it’s on a ~17,000’ plateau.

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Everest – Highest elevation Mauna Kea – Tallest from base Chimborazo – Farthest from earths center


Wait until you learn about Mauna Kea


> Denali is the highest mountain in the United States and most consider it to be the second highest on earth. Who considers it the second highest on earth?


I’ve seen this mountain from the road that connects Fairbanks to Anchorage. It’s quite a beautiful sight.


It’s a bit like measuring your cock starting at your starfish