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Maximum Mountain Height

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What's the maximum height a mountain can be on Earth?

 

Mountain height is a combination of geologic forces reduced by gravity and erosion.

 

 

No, say we have an early Mars-like world with just enough mass and water to develop plate tectonics, but not enough water to erode the mountains too quickly. How tall can they get? ten miles? thirty miles? etc.

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