What is the highest mountain on the ocean bed?

22nd September 2011
What is the highest mountain on the ocean bed?

 

Asked by: ANON

That title goes to Mauna Kea volcano on Hawaii. Much of its base is on the ocean floor, nearly 6,000m below the surface. Its peak is the highest point in the state of Hawaii, giving an overall height of 10,000m. By that measurement, Mauna Kea is significantly higher than Mount Everest’s 8,800m.