MUST HAVE GOOGLE MARS ENABLED: Olympus Mons (Latin for "Mount Olympus") is the tallest known volcano and mountain in the Solar System. It is located on the planet Mars at approximately 18°N 133°W / 18, -133. It is three times higher than Mount Everest. Since the late 19th century — well before space probes confirmed its identity as a mountain — Olympus Mons was known to astronomers as the albed...
Mount Everest. The World's highest mountain, tallest peak. Also called Sagarmatha (Nepal, meaning "Head of the Sky"), Chomolungma (Tibet, meaning "Goddess Mother of the World"), Qomolangma (China), Zhumulangma (Pinyin) and originally named peak XV, peak 15 when it was discovered and classified. Mount Everest is a part of the Himalaya range in High Asia, located on the border between Sagarmatha ...
Riverside, Iowa, is the future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk of Star Trek fame. The town takes advantage of that little piece of fiction by holding a Trek Fest every year, complete with a not-quite-exact replica of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Riverside's starship is christened the U.S.S. Riverside.
Mount Meru is an active volcano located just 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It reaches 4,566 meters (14,978 feet) in height but has lost much of its bulk due to an eastward volcanic blast sometime in its distant past, perhaps similar to the eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington State in 1980.
Rongbuk Monastery (at elevation 5000 meters ) is the highest monastery in the world. It is also the last inhabited spot before Everest Base Camp, about 7 km distant. From Rongbuk Monastery the huge north face of Everest is clearly seen.
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