Highest And Tallest Mountain

Tallest mountain on Earth

Tallest mountain on Earth

This fascinating infographic on Earth’s highest and lowest points – and the information below – comes from Chiltern Thrust Bore in the UK. On…

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Galapagos Travel advice

Galapagos Travel advice

I have vivid memories of my trip to the Galápagos Islands on a 16-person boat. Being on a smaller craft means you can visit some of the smaller…

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Galapagos Trust

Galapagos Trust

Santa Cruz was large, wet and forested. Wolf Island, in the far north of the archipelago, struck me as a very different place. Wolf lies 140…

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Chimborazo Climbing

Chimborazo Climbing

Where the last blog left off I was commenting on my intent to summit the tallest peak in Ecuador, Volcano Chimborazo, at a height of 6300 meters…

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Highest point on Earth

Highest point on Earth

In the USA you will get two answers for terrestrial mountains. The non-climber or US climber answer is given as Denali (Mt McKinley) as a 20K…

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Location of Galapagos Islands on world Map

Location of Galapagos Islands on world Map

Captain John Davis, an English man-of-the-sea, sighted the Falklands in 1592. However, the first recorded landing by a British navigator occurred…

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National Geographic Galapagos

National Geographic Galapagos

Nearly 40 years ago, boiling water, towering chimneys, and a menagerie of weird creatures stunned researchers who were trying to study the seafloor…

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Tours en Ecuador

Tours en Ecuador

Our are specials as we work only with Indigenous Tribes (Kichwas – Shiwiar – Waoranis) and their guides. If you didn’t know it, Ecuador has one…

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Map of highest mountains in the world

Map of highest mountains in the world

Google Maps Street View has posted views from four famous peaks across the globe Images are from Mount Everest Base Camp, Mount Kilimanjaro…

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Mount Everest tallest mountain

Mount Everest tallest mountain

(Creative Commons) It doesn t look that tall. The world s tallest mountain technically is not Mount Everest. Mount Everest is the tallest mountain…

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Everest highest peak

Everest highest peak

Reference: Reaching 29, 029 feet (8, 848 meters) above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth. Located in the Mahalangur section…

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Tallest mountain in the world

Tallest mountain in the world

1. Mount Everest, Himalaya – the highest mountain in the world peaks at 8, 848 meters (29, 029 ft). The international border between China and…

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Ecuador on the Map

Ecuador on the Map

While Peru has quite a reputation for great surf, Ecuador is grossly under recognized. Although the sport is nowhere near as popular here, the…

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Map of Ecuador and Galapagos

Map of Ecuador and Galapagos

Ecuador & Galapagos – Location, Geography & Climate On this page: Location | Geography | Climate | Ecuador Weather Center | Location…

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List of Island Names

List of Island Names

Our World This is a list of islands that are somehow unusual or notable. The ranking from ten to one is somewhat arbitrary, in my opinion, since…

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