rise to this beauty many want.
As we all learned, remember? Mount Everest — the highest mountain on our planet. But, no! Actually it is not, and there is a mountain higher than Everest, but who cares when there are entrenched opinions and even well-established phrase. One ”the conquest of Everest” is worth. By the way, because of their forced glory mountain suffers greatly. Let me try to dispel the myths and tell you what is actually the highest mountain in the world is a completely different top, and at the same time explain why it happened that we lived for so many years in ignorance. Perhaps the truth will be again somewhere in the middle and all will become a little more clear, where exactly.
The First people who conquered the summit of mount Everest were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. the They did this on may 29, 1953. By the time the mountain was named Everest by the name of the researcher who unearthed it. At the same time he was opposed to the mountain was given his name, but has settled like this.
Since the conquest of the heights of hundreds and thousands of tourists were able to climb it. Ten times more people tried, but failed. All this could not affect the ecology of the region. The mountain just turned into a pile of... well, you understand. Here and there garbage lying everywhere, and a lot more that people leave behind, including the trodden paths and felled trees/shrubs.
In such places simply cannot be clean.
All because of the fact that the mountain is the title of the highest in the world and only on this title, as a puddle of syrup fans flock to someone to prove something. Only in reality they're not climbing the highest mountain in the world, if measured by others, something even more correct values.
The highest mountain on Earth is Chimborazo. This stratovolcano in Ecuador. What is the stratovolcanoes, I'm talking about the most powerful eruptions in history.
Chimborazo is part of the Andes mountain range. The highest mountain can be considered to be due to the fact that its peak is the farthest from the center of the Earth. Therefore it is the highest mountain from the point of view of the distance, and some conventional measurements.
This is Chimborazo.
If the same as in the case of Everest, take the measurement from sea level, the altitude Chimborazo will be at 2 600 metres below the Tibetan giant. Its height is 248 meters 6 to 8, 848 meters at mount Everest.
Since the Earth is not flat, although many people really want to believe it, it has mismatched dimensions on the equator . That is, it is slightly flattened, so to speak.
Technically, this leads to the fact that at the equator the mountains above, even if the relative level of the world ocean they have the same height and closer to the poles.It just so happened that Chimborazo is as close to the equator, at that time, as Everest is located by as much as 28 degrees North.
So how much one mountain higher than the other, you ask, and rightly so. If measured from the center of the Earth, the distance between him and the summit of Everest is 6 382 kilometer, to Chimborazo, the average is 6 385 km. It is enough in order to cover the aforementioned difference. In the end, the tallest mountain on Earth is Chimborazo. Moreover, Everest falls not even in second place, and much lower, giving way to more close to the equator the mountains.
the height of the mountain formally depends on the position relative to the equator.
Actually, to call this news, as some scientific publications have published information about Chimborazo in 2007. But why then the Everest so far everything is as the highest mountain in the world? But at the same time aspire to climb it.
Perhaps the reason for this is the desire of climbers to set ourselves a big challenge, because to conquer Everest much more difficult. To just start doing it, you have approximately 10 days to reach the base camp. The camp will need to be six weeks in order to aklimatizirovalis. During this time, as the plan of ascension and conducted physical training. Only after passing these two phases will be possible to make the ascent, which is nine days and it will be very difficult.
For comparison, before climbing Chimborazo acclimatization is only two weeks, and on the ascent need only two days. The difference is more than noticeable. Amid the ascent of Everest, the ascent to Chimborazo looks just a cakewalk which you can make for the holidays.
This mountain has taken many lives.
This can be considered the reason for the popularity of Everest, and along with the fact that when measuring from sea level it really is the most high. If you stick to this attitude and can prove it , then you will be interested that Chimborazo is not just below the Everest when measuring the height from sea level, but not even the mosthighest peak in the Andes, mount Aconcagua yielding as many as 713 meters (the height 6 961 meters above sea level).
All this is further proof that everything is relative. Well, if you have already booked a guide who takes you on Everest, we will resolve the issue with the climbing, even on Chimborazo. Suppose that we have exactly the highest mountain will be yours.
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