Elevation extremes: mean elevation: 1,117 m
elevation extremes: lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: Chimborazo 6,267 m
note: because the earth is not a perfect sphere and has an equatorial bulge, the highest point on the planet farthest from its center is Mount Chimborazo not Mount Everest, which is merely the highest peak above sea level
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