Asked by: Petronilo Thulasidasasked in category: General Last Updated: 13th May, 2020
What is the average elevation of the continents?
Likewise, what is the average elevation of the world?
According to Earth - Wikipedia, “The elevation of the land surface varies from the low point of −418 m at the Dead Sea, to a maximum altitude of 8,848 m at the top of Mount Everest. The mean height of land above sea level is 840 m.”
Additionally, how does the average depth of the oceans compared to the average elevation of the continents? The ocean floors are about 4 times as deep, on average, than the average elevation of the continents above sea level.
Keeping this in view, what continent has the highest average elevation?
What continent has the lowest average elevation?