TIL: Although Everest is the highest mountain on Earth (from sea level) , Muana Kea is the tallest (measuring base to height).)

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  1. Also, there is a mountain in South America whose peak is farther away from the center of the Earth than Everest. However, due to Earth’s slight equatorial bulge, sea level in that area is also farther from the center than it is near Everest.

  2. We can all agree that you have to measure from the base, but depending on where you call the base, you can claim some extra height when you’re looking to impress. if you know what I mean

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