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

Early-Edition

Wait until you learn about Mauna Kea

croninsiglos

> 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?

syko_thuggnutz

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

topcat5

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

craftyhedgeandcave