Top To Bottom: Exploring Earth’s Surface From Peaks To Mysterious Depths

From the highest mountain peak to the deepest ocean trench, the surface of the Earth spans a total of 12.3 miles (19.8 kilometers) of vertical distance. The highest point, atop Mount Everest, is 29,029 feet (8.9 km) above sea level. The deepest point, the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean, is 35,814 feet below sea level (10.9 km).

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Explore our amazing planet Earth from top to bottom with this infographic. You’ll start at around 35,000 ft of altitude and work your way down to a very deep 35,000 ft under the ocean.


The infographic was produced by Karl Tate over at ourAmazingPlanet.

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