The highest point on Earth is not Mt. Everest. This is true when you factor in all aspects of air, sea, and land. This measurement is based not upon sea level rising, but rather from the center of the Earth. Bragging rights go to the nation named after the equator, Ecuador. Or in a direct literal English translation - Equatorland.
|The Belly Button of the Earth|
Since this area is in the Southern Hemisphere, the dominant star is pointing downwards. Likewise the central pentagon is white, which indicates the Western Hemisphere.
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