Mount Everest Isn’t (Necessarily) the Tallest Mountain in the World

We’ve all heard that Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world. It’s definitely tall: a smidge over 29,000 feet (or a smidge under 9,000 meters), or 20 times as tall as the Empire State Building. But you could actually make the case that other mountains in the world are taller. It all depends on how you measure mountain height.

— Read on curiosity.com/topics/mount-everest-isnt-necessarily-the-tallest-mountain-in-the-world-curiosity

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