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Old 04-15-2018, 07:00 PM
scsmith scsmith is offline
 
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I guess the trick is defining what the "base" is.

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Originally Posted by mbauer View Post
Taken from on-line: In fact, when measured base-to-peak, Denali is the tallest mountain on land anywhere in the world (Everest is only higher because its base is at a higher elevation).

The absolute tallest mountain from base to top is Mauna Kea in Hawaii, the base is under water.

Mt Everest is the tallest above Sea Level.

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