Which mountains are the highest? - A Geology Project
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Which mountains are highest?

Mount Everest
Mount Everest in the Himalayas
- the highest mountain in the world

Which mountains are the highest in the world?

Practice graphing and see how much higher some mountain chains are than others. The highest peaks of each mountain range are below:

Now, is there any relationship between how high a mountain range is and how old it is? Find out by graphing how old they are (you can find out in the articles on each mountain). Use graph paper, or learn to use the spreadsheet program in Google Docs.

More about Plate Tectonics
More about the Himalayas

Bibliography and further reading about mountains:

More about plate tectonics
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Karen Carr is Associate Professor Emerita, Department of History, Portland State University. She holds a doctorate in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan. Follow her on Instagram or Twitter, or buy her book, Vandals to Visigoths.
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