Extreme points of the Americas

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This is a list of the extreme points of The Americas, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location on the continent. The continent's southernmost point is often said to be Cape Horn, which is the southernmost point of the Chilean islands. The Americas cross 134° of longitude east to west and 124° of latitude north to south.

The Americas including islands[edit]

The continent of the Americas[edit]

Highest points[edit]

Lowest points[edit]

Other point[edit]

Islands[edit]

Lakes[edit]

Rivers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ According to the International Date Line
  2. ^ The summit of Aconcagua is the highest point of Andes, Argentina, South America, and all of the Americas. Mount Aconcagua is the second most prominent summit on Earth.
  3. ^ "Aconcagua". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ The summit of Mount McKinley is the highest point of the Alaska Range, the State of Alaska, the United States of America, and all of greater North America. Mount McKinley is the third most prominent summit on Earth.
  5. ^ "Mount McKinley". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  6. ^ Volcán Tajumulco is the highest point of the Republic of Guatemala and all of Central America. Volcán Tajumulco is the southernmost and easternmost 4000 m (13,123-foot) summit of North America
  7. ^ "Volcán Tajumulco". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved January 11, 2010. 
  8. ^ Gunnbjørn Fjeld is the highest point on the Island of Greenland, Kalaallit Nunaat, the Kingdom of Denmark, and the entire Arctic
  9. ^ "Gunnbjørn Fjeld". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  10. ^ Pico Duarte is the highest point on the Island of Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, and all the islands of the Caribbean Sea
  11. ^ "Pico Duarte". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved January 2, 2010. 
  12. ^ Furnace Creek in Death Valley, California, United States set the world record for the highest reliably reported ambient air temperature of 134°F (56.7°C) on July 10, 1913. This record has been eclipsed only once by a questionable reading of 136°F (57.8°C) recorded in 'Aziziya, Libya, on September 13, 1922.

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