Hottest Inhabited Place – Dallol, Ethiopia
With an average daily temperature of 34.4 °C (93.9 °F), it should come as no surprise that these days the city little more than a ghost town.
Deepest Cave – Krubera Cave
Found in Abkhazia, the Krubera Cave is the only known cave on Earth deeper than 6,561 feet (2,000 meters).
Highest Point – Mount Everest
Reached by roughly 3,000 climbers since the 1950’s, its summit elevation is 8,848 m (29,029 ft) above sea level.
Point Farthest From The Earth’s Center – Chimborazo, Ecuador
Although the peak of Mount Everest is the highest point above sea level, because Earth bulges at its equator due to its rotation, the summit of Chimborazo in Ecuador is actually the point on Earth farthest from its center.
Most Remote Island – Bouvet Island
This small uninhabited Norwegian island in the South Atlantic Ocean is almost 1,000 miles from Antarctica and nearly 1,500 miles from South Africa.