What is technically the tallest mountain on Earth?
The world’s tallest mountain technically is not Mount Everest.
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain above sea level, but if we’re talking sheer height here, base to summit, then the tallest mountain is Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii.
Here’s how it breaks down: Everest stands 29,035 feet above sea level.
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What are the 7 highest summits in the world?
This creates several possible versions of the seven summits:
- Everest, Aconcagua, Denali, Kilimanjaro, Vinson, Elbrus, Puncak Jaya (the Messner version)
- Everest, Aconcagua, Denali, Kilimanjaro, Vinson, Elbrus, Kosciuszko (the Bass version)
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