I guess the trick is defining what the "base" is.
Originally Posted by mbauer
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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