There are fourteen mountains on Earth reaching the heights of over 8000 meters. This was Deep Creek hot springs, probably once a sweet destination, but now the site of a fatal ameobic disease if you submerge your head (though we saw plenty of people doing this) and a high fecal coliform count. Mauna Loa (4,169 m or 13,678 ft) is the largest mountain on Earth in terms of base area (about 2,000 sq mi or 5,200 km2) and volume (about 18,000 cu mi or 75,000 km3).
Our weather algorithms are thoroughly tested and proven to work well for thousands of mountain ski resorts and surf breaks ; however, the database of mountain locations may contain errors at this early stage. All very dramatic (and great for news soundbites) until we step back a bit to take a longer view.
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