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What is the highest peak of the globe?

I offered you 3 questions, where you have to choose between a positive or negative answer
I remember that the earth is a geoid.
But we can simplify by saying that it's an ellipsoid.
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Last updated: February 5, 2019
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1. Is Mount Everest (Nepal/People's Republic of China), the highest peak in the world?
Yes, It is.
No, It's not.
If Mount Everest is the highest mount of the world, it is only by saying that the land is a perfect spere, taking as height 0 the historic port of Marseille. It measures 8848m (9676.29yard). However, we have considered the Earth as a geoid or elispoid (these true forms). From the center of the Earth it is 6382,605 km (3965,9668784miles).
2. Is the Mauna Lao (USA), the highest peak in the world?
Yes, It is.
No, It's not.
Mauna Loa is a volcano culminating at 4170m (4560,367yard). And more than 17km if you consider its base submerged and in the earth's crust, but it's cheating. However, we have considered the Earth as a geoid or elispoid (these true forms). From the center of the Earth it measures (DATTA NOT FOUND, but it remains lower by far from the first one)
3. Is the Chimborazo (Ecuador), the highest peak in the world?
Yes, It is.
No, It's not.
Astonished, surprised, it's normal, this volcano with these 6263m above sea level (6849,3yard), is the highest peak in the world. I remember for those who have not followed in the background that the earth is a geoid, to simplify it is not perfectly spherical, there are deformations of the relief and the gravitational field, if not simplifying much we can also say that it is an ellipsoid, he still wins with 6,384,416 from the center of the Earth. (3967,09218166 miles)
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