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Author Topic: Which point is furthest from the centre of the Earth? And it's not Mount Everest  (Read 1869 times)

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So where is it, the furthest point from the centre of the Earth? A photo would be nice, too.
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Chimborazo, in Ecuador,

"While Chimborazo is not the highest mountain by elevation above sea level, its location along the equatorial bulge makes its summit the farthest point on the Earth's surface from the Earth's center."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimborazo_(volcano)


But to take your question literally - the furthest known point from the centre of the earth is -
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24637890
« Last Edit: 30 January, 2014, 01:37:29 PM by imfeduptoo »

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You and Mrs Too are red hot on geography! And I was thinking that this question would have people scratching their heads for a few days. Obviously not. Congratulations on being so totally un-stumped!
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