Chimborazo - because the mountain lies on the equatorial bulge, the summit is the furthest point away from the center of the earth. Definitely on the "to climb" list.

Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador - Humboldt's & Bonpland's stay in Quito, Ecuador was marked by the ascent of Pichincha and an attempt on Chimborazo. Humboldt and his party reached an altitude of feet m), a world record at the time.

Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings asks: What if Mount Everest, with its famous 29,029-foot peak, was actually dwarfed by a mountain you’ve probably never even heard of, an Ecuadorian volcano called Chimborazo?

Ken Jennings Shocker: Mt. Everest Is Not the Highest Point on Earth

Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings asks: What if Mount Everest, with its famous peak, was actually dwarfed by a mountain you’ve probably never even heard of, an Ecuadorian volcano called Chimborazo?

Alpaca in front of a hut at Chimborazo Volcano, Ecuador (by TW Astro).

Alpaca in front of a hut at Chimborazo Volcano, Ecuador (by TW Astro). Version Voyages, www.

Chimborazo, Ecuador:  HOST FAMILIES NEEDED for high school exchange students from Ecuador. Contact OCEAN for more information. Toll-Free: 1-888-996-2326; E-mail: info@ocean-intl.org; Web: www.ocean-intl.org

Chimborazo peak, Ecuador: the closest place to space on Earth

Chimborazo, Ecuador: HOST FAMILIES NEEDED for high school exchange students from Ecuador. Contact OCEAN for more information. Toll-Free: 1-888-996-2326; E-mail: info@ocean-intl.org; Web: www.ocean-intl.org

El Chimborazo Ecuador

El Chimborazo Ecuador

El Chimborazo Ecuador

El Chimborazo Ecuador

Vicuña - Chimborazo, Ecuador - Vicuña - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vicuña, one of two wild South American camelids, producing the finest wool in the world. In the background the point on the Earth's surface that is farthest from the Earth's center, Chimborazo volcano - Ecuador.

Chimborazo Sunset || Fernando Salas

Chimborazo Sunset by Fernando Salas on Chimborazo Volcano, one of highest volcanoes in the world, ft).

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