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March 22, 2018

An afternoon above the clouds

Yesterday we took a trip to Mt. Teide, Tenerife’s highest point and an active volcano. Teide‚Äôs peak is about 3,700 meters (12,000 feet) above sea level. While not very tall by mountain standards, from the base of the seafloor to the tip of its peak, Teide is 7,500 meters (24,600 feet) tall, making it the third tallest volcano in the world (Mauna Kea is the tallest).