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The World’s Tallest Mountain

As the tallest mountain in the world, Everest is the standard to which all others are compared.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team, archived on the USGS Earth Explorer. Caption by Adam Voiland.

Published January 2, 2014
Data acquired October 25, 2011

Source:
EO-1 > ALI
Topics:
Land Surface > Geomorphology > Glacial Landforms/Processes
Land Surface > Geomorphology > Tectonic Landforms/Processes