Elevation extremes: lowest point: Bentley Subglacial Trench -2,540 m
highest point: Vinson Massif 4,897 m
note: the lowest known land point in Antarctica is hidden in the Bentley Subglacial Trench; at its surface is the deepest ice yet discovered and the world's lowest elevation not under seawater
Definition: This entry includes both the highest point and the lowest point.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on June 30, 2015