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News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Momia de Guano

News channel or source: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/momia-de-guano
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

It serves as a stand-in for the real and far more fragile mummy at various exhibitions and educational viewings that occasionally take place throughout the Chimborazo Province of Ecuador. The mouse, unfortunately, has no such replica.

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Everest is not the world's highest mountain! Strange bulge in the Earth's shape means a volcanic peak in Ecuador actually sticks out further into the atmosphere

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3596411/Ecuador-s-Chimborazo-topple-s-Everest-claim-title-Earth-s-highest-mountain.html
Publication date: uesday 17 May 2016

But it seems they may have been targetting the wrong mountain - scientists say the title of the world's highest mountain should go to a volcanic peak in Ecuador. They say that when measured from the centre of the planet, Mount Chimborazo extends further ...

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Mount Everest isn’t actually the tallest mountain – Ecuador’s Chimborazo beats it

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/mount-everest-isn-t-actually-the-tallest-mountain-ecuador-s-chimborazo-beats-it-a7034656.html
Publication date: uesday 17 May 2016

All of those that have bravely climbed Mount Everest might have done so in vain – they weren’t climbing the world’s highest mountain after all, according to scientists. The Himalayan mountain is actually beaten by Chimborazo, in Ecuador. But ...

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: How Ecuador's last iceman perpetuates an ancient craft

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-18161337
Publication date: hursday 31 May 2012

He is the last practitioner of a dying trade. It takes Baltazar Ushca five hours to walk to the ice mine on Mount Chimborazo, the highest mountain in Ecuador, that has fed him and his family for generations. The path is steep, and both wind and sunshine ...

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo Is Higher Than Mount Everest

News channel or source: http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/40006/20160518/ecuador-s-mount-chimborazo-higher-everest.htm
Publication date: uesday 17 May 2016

There is a bad news for all those who thought they had scaled the highest mountain in the world by climbing Mount Everest. According to recent studies, it seems that the Himalayan Mountain is not the highest on planet Earth, and that position goes to Mount ...

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Ecuador’s Chimborazo volcano steals a world record from Mount Everest

News channel or source: https://elpais.com/elpais/2016/04/07/inenglish/1460035590_052885.html
Publication date: hursday 07 April 2016

Building on the work carried out 280 years ago in what were then “the lands of the Equator” by a team of French and Spanish explorers, scientists at France’s Institute for Research and Development (IRD) have established that Mount Chimborazo in ...

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Sorry Everest, Ecuador's Chimborazo is world's tallest mountain

News channel or source: http://www.asiaone.com/world/sorry-everest-ecuadors-chimborazo-worlds-tallest-mountain
Publication date: Wednesday 18 May 2016

Ain't no mountain high enough - apparently Everest really isn't. According to the Independent, the Ecuadorian mountain Chimborazo beats the Everest mountain range in terms of being the closest to space. Although Everest is still the tallest mountain (9 ...

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Climbers’ bodies found on Ecuador volcano after 20 years

News channel or source: http://www.ticotimes.net/2015/08/23/climbers-bodies-found-on-ecuador-volcano-after-20-years
Publication date: Sunday 23 August 2015

QUITO, Ecuador — Three bodies found on Ecuador’s Chimborazo Volcano are believed to be those of climbers who went missing some 20 years ago in an avalanche, officials said Sunday. Mountain guides located the remains Saturday at an altitude of 5,650 ...

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Mount Everest and the fat (not flat) Earth: A plump planet's trick on boastful climbers

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-everest-chimboraso-earth-mountain-peak-edit-1226-jm-20161223-story.html
Publication date: hursday 22 December 2016

Everest isn't the pinnacle. That title belongs to Ecuador's Chimborazo in the Andes. How can Chimborazo actually be taller than Everest? Two reasons: First, it depends on what you measure from. Second, because we live on a fat Earth. That's not a crack ...

News Ecuador » Chimborazo: Other view: Mount Everest and the fat (not flat) Earth

News channel or source: http://www.winonadailynews.com/news/opinion/editorial/other-view-mount-everest-and-the-fat-not-flat-earth/article_32458781-d0e6-5ad5-9f12-542c32d7a85c.html
Publication date: Sunday 01 January 2017

Everest isn’t the pinnacle. That title belongs to Ecuador’s Chimborazo in the Andes. How can Chimborazo actually be taller than Everest? Two reasons: First, it depends on what you measure from. Second, because we live on a fat Earth. That’s not a ...