Before Mount Everest was discovered what was the highest mountain in the world?

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mount Everest just because it was not discovered does not mean its not there
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Is Mount Everest the highest mountain in the world?

When it comes to "above sea level", yes. It reaches an elevation of 8848 meters (29,028 feet) above sea level. But the summit of Chimborazo in Ecuador is farther from the Earth's center than Everest's because of the Earth's equatorial bulge. The tallest mountain from base to peak is likely Mau ( Full Answer )

Before Mount Everest was discovered what was the tallest mountain in the world?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

Before mount Everest was discovered what was the highest mountain?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest

What was the highest mountain in the world before Mount Everest was discovered?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

What was the tallest mountain before mount Everest?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

Highest mountain before Mount Everest?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

Before Mt Everest was discovered what was the highest mountain in the world?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

The highest mountain in the world - not for Everest?

The highest mountain in the world is Mona Loa in Hawaii, it begins at the bottom of the ocean, then extends pretty far above sea level. If you measure from its base undersea, it is much taller than MT.mona ,la.

Before Mount Everest was discovered what was the tallest mountain?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest. Until 1852, Kan ( Full Answer )

Which mountain was the tallest before Mount Everest was discovered?

Mount Everest was the tallest mountain even before it was discovered.. On the Lighter side... . In the misty times before recorded history, there was a certain tribe of intrepid inventors/curious thinkers. During the migrations of various other tribes, this particular one had acquired certain in ( Full Answer )

What was the largest mountain before mount Everest?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest

Before Mount Everest was found what was the highest mountain in the world?

Still would of been Mount Everest, even though it had not been discovered it was still there.. Before it was named in 1856 by Andrew Waugh, the then British Surveyor General of India and its height of 29002 ft. first published by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India, Mount Everest happened to be ( Full Answer )

Tallest mountain before mount Everest was discovered?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

Highest peak before mount Everest?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

Tallest mountain before Mount Everest?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

What is the tallest mountain before mount Everest?

Mount Everest was the highest mountain regardless of whether it was discovered or not. Due to tectonic movements, Mount Everest was growing since the dawn of humanity some 2-4 million years ago. Before that it is possible that Everest wasn't the highest mountain, but since there aren't any records s ( Full Answer )

Before they discovered that Mount Everest was the highest mountain?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

Highest mountain in the world before mount Everest was discovered?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

Before mount Everest was discovered what was the largest mountain in the world?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

Which was the biggest mountain before mount Everest?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

What was the highest mountain before Mt. Everest?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.

What was the largest known mountain before Mount Everest was discovered?

Probably Kangchenjunga. It is actually the third highest peak on the planet, but prior to the establishment of the height of Everest, Kangchenjunga was thought by many to be the highest. When the British survey was completed, Everest came out 'on top', and Kangchenjunga came in third.

What was the highest known mountain before Everest?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest

What was the highest mountan in the world before Mount Everest was discovered?

Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world, but calculations based on various readings and measurements made by the Great Trigonometric Survey of India in 1849 came to the conclusion that Mount Everest, known as Peak XV at the time, was the highest.