Ken Jennings Shocker: Mt. Everest Is Not the Highest Point on Earth : Daily Traveler : Condé Nast Traveler    That's Mt. Chimborazo

Ken Jennings Shocker: Mt. Everest Is Not the Highest Point on Earth

Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings asks: What if Mount Everest, with its famous peak, was actually dwarfed by a mountain you’ve probably never even heard of, an Ecuadorian volcano called Chimborazo?

The Chimborazo volcanoe, Chimborazo Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador

The Chimborazo volcanoe, Chimborazo Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador

Chimborazo, Ecuador:  HOST FAMILIES NEEDED for high school exchange students from Ecuador. Contact OCEAN for more information. Toll-Free: 1-888-996-2326; E-mail: info@ocean-intl.org; Web: www.ocean-intl.org

Chimborazo peak, Ecuador: the closest place to space on Earth

Chimborazo, Ecuador: HOST FAMILIES NEEDED for high school exchange students from Ecuador. Contact OCEAN for more information. Toll-Free: 1-888-996-2326; E-mail: info@ocean-intl.org; Web: www.ocean-intl.org

Chimborazo - because the mountain lies on the equatorial bulge, the summit is the furthest point away from the center of the earth. Definitely on the "to climb" list.

Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador - Humboldt's & Bonpland's stay in Quito, Ecuador was marked by the ascent of Pichincha and an attempt on Chimborazo. Humboldt and his party reached an altitude of feet m), a world record at the time.

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Vicuña, one of two wild South American camelids, producing the finest wool in the world. In the background the point on the Earth's surface that is farthest from the Earth's center, Chimborazo volcano - Ecuador.

ECUADOR - Chimborazo - This is the highest mountain in Ecuador. Its last known eruption is believed to have occurred around 550 AD.

Chimborazo desde la laguna de Colta/Chimborazo viewed fromo the Colta lake

Alpaca in front of a hut at Chimborazo Volcano, Ecuador (by TW Astro).

Alpaca in front of a hut at Chimborazo Volcano, Ecuador (by TW Astro). Version Voyages, www.

"altura" by ~javoec (Javier Sánchez)    Height's perspective of the Chimborazo volcano, in #Ecuador, South America.  "The point on earth that is farthest from the core" 6,268.2 meters (20,565.0 ft) msl

"altura" by ~javoec (Javier Sánchez) Height's perspective of the Chimborazo volcano, in South America. "The point on earth that is farthest from the core" meters ft) msl

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