Where is the world's highest permanent settlement located?
La Rinconada is a town in the Peruvian Andes near a gold mine. At 5,100 m (16,700 ft) above sea level, it is the highest permanent settlement in the world.
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What is the farthest point on the Earth's surface from the Earth's center?
Mount Everest, Nepal, elevation 8,848 m (29,029 ft)
Chimborazo, Ecuador, elevation 6,268 m (20,564 ft)
Puncak Jaya, Indonesia, elevation 4,884 m (16,024 ft)
Denali (Mount McKinley), USA, elevation 6,168 m (20,236 ft)
Which of the following European mountain ranges will rise the most in the next century?
This optical phenomenon, appearing on misty mountainsides, is called...