A shaded relief map with labels of the highest point in each state.

Highest Point in Every U.S. State

Caitlin Dempsey

Discover the highest point in each U.S. state.

Graph with lines in 1,000 foot intervals with a mountain graphic and labels corresponding to the heights of the five tallest mountains in the United States.

The Highest 11 Mountains in the United States

Elizabeth Borneman

Learn about the highest 11 mountains in the United States.

Yellow-rumped leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis xanthopygus rupestris). Photo: Marcial Quiroga-Carmona

The World’s Highest-Dwelling Mammal Found Atop of the World’s Second-Largest Active Volcano

Caitlin Dempsey

Scientists were able to document that the yellow-rumped leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis xanthopygus rupestris) is the world's highest-dwelling mammal.

Hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park. Photo: Bryce Canyon NPS, Public domain.

The World’s Highest Concentration of Hoodoos

Caitlin Dempsey

Hoodoos are tall, thin rock spires that occur all around the world.

The Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica (REMA).

The Highest Continent

Caitlin Dempsey

"The land of snow and ice" is the highest continent on Earth.

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