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Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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It's a great big world out there with lots of highs and lots of lows.

30,000 – 35,000 ft: Commercial airlines

1 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


2 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


3 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


4 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


5 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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



6 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

12,500 ft: Standard skydiving altitude


7 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

12,389 ft: Mount Fuji


8 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


9 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

2,073 ft: Shanghai Tower


10 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


11 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


12 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

-6,000 ft: Depth of Grand Canyon


13 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


14 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

-12,500 ft: Wreck of the RMS Titanic


15 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


16 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

-26,715 ft: Snailfish – Deepest dwelling fish


17 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


18 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


19 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


20 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


21 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)

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


22 Incredible Photos From The Highest And Lowest Points On The Planet (22 pics)


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№1 Author: Slugsie (29 Mar 2016 02:23) Total user comments: 1573


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#22 that picture has nothing to do with the Kola Borehole.
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№2 Author: kryptor (29 Mar 2016 05:45) Total user comments: 4794


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If you dropped a rock into it .... how long would it take to reach the bottom?
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№3 Author: nemesys660 (29 Mar 2016 16:42) Total user comments: 30


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Quote: kryptor
If you dropped a rock into it .... how long would it take to reach the bottom?


about 50 seconds
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№4 Author: Maxid (30 Mar 2016 00:16) Total user comments: 612


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Quote: Grunt Callahan
^^^ What? That is a picture of the Kola Borehole Superdeep.

Slugsie is right. The Kola Borehole is only about 12 inches (30 centimeters) in diameter.

The mine in the picture is the Mir Mine, a diamond mine in Eastern Siberia.
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