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Roman Numerals Lesson – Highest Mountains

The Highest Hills & the Deepest Holes

roman numerals highest mountain

Roman numerals – Big Hills – Big Holes

Here are some of the highest and lowest points in the Solar System.

i. The Grand CanyonLocated in Arizona USA it is one of the most well known canyons in the world despite not being the widest, longest or the deepest in the world.

Imperial System – Is CCLVII miles long, XVIII miles wide at its widest point and 6 000 feet deep.
Metric System –  Is CDXLVI kms long, XXIX km wide at its widest point and 1 800 meters deep.

ii. Olympus MonsIs located on Mars and is the largest volcano in the solar system. 

Imperial System – Is about XIV miles high. That is 2 1/2 times higher than Mount Everest. 
Metric System –  Is XXII kms high. That is STILL 2 1/2 times higher than Mount Everest 🙂 

iii. Vallis Marineris – Located on Mars and is the second largest canyon in the solar system.

Imperial System – Is over 2 500 miles long, 120 miles wide at its widest point and 23 000 feet deep.
Metric System –  8,848 kms long ,  200 kms wide at its widest point and 7 kms deep.

iv. Mt Everest Is the Earth’s highest mountain. It is located between Nepal and Tibet.

Imperial System – 29,029 ft above sea level.
Metric System – 8,848 meters above sea level.

v.  The Mariana Trench is the deepest part of the Earth’s oceans and is located roughly south of Japan.

Imperial System – Is 1 580 miles long, XVIII miles wide at its widest point and 36 070  feet deep.
Metric System –  Is 2 500 kms long, LXIX km wide (on average) and 10 994 meters deep.

 

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