Antarctica Elevation extremes

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Elevation extremes: mean elevation: 2,300 m
elevation extremes: lowest point: Bentley Subglacial Trench -2,540 m
highest point: Vinson Massif 4,892 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 mean elevation and the elevation extremes.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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