Saturday , 10 December 2016

Take The Incredible Plunge Into The Highest And Lowest Points On Earth

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30,000 – 35,000 ft: Commercial airlines

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29,035 ft: Mount Everest – Earth’s highest point

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26,000 ft: Death Zone – Oxygen levels insufficient to sustain human life

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22,595 ft: Ojos del Salada – Highest active volcano

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 18,000 ft: High clouds (Cirrus & Cirrocumulus) start forming

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16,728 ft: La Rinconada, Peru – World’s highest human habitation

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12,500 ft: Standard skydiving altitude

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12,389 ft: Mount Fuji

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2,717 ft: Burj Khalifa, Dubai – World’s tallest building

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2,073 ft: Shanghai Tower

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1,004 ft: The Shard – Europe’s tallest building

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-3,182 ft: Bingham Canyon Mine – Deepest man-made open pit excavation

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-6,000 ft: Depth of Grand Canyon

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-10,000 ft: Cuvier’s Beaked Whales – Deepest diving mammals

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-12,500 ft: Wreck of the RMS Titanic

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-12,800 ft: Mponeng & TauTona Gold Mines – World’s deepest mines

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-26,715 ft: Snailfish – Deepest dwelling fish

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-30,000 ft: KTB Borehole – Scientific drilling project

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-35,787 ft: Deepsea Challenger – Deepest solo submarine dive

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-36,201 ft: Mariana Trench – Lowest known natural point on Earth

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-37,318 ft: Sakhalin-I Project – Longest well in the world

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-40,230 ft: Kola Borehole – Deepest artificial point on Earth

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