Print

Print


I think he meant to omit the "therefore" between "definition" and
"everest"... In which case it's prominence is merely a stated fact and
not a consequence of the rules based definition.

On Monday, August 17, 2009, roger Klinger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Patrick Haskell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>
> Actually, it's the elevation difference between a peak and the low point between it and the next higher peak.  By definition, therefore, Everest is the most prominent, as there is no higher peak.
>
>
> How can it be the most prominent if it's prominence is undefined?  ;-)
> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> SkiVt-L is brought to you by the University of Vermont.
>
> To unsubscribe, visit http://list.uvm.edu/archives/skivt-l.html
>

-- 
"I'm a simple man, Hobbes."
"You?? Yesterday you wanted a nuclear powered car that could turn into
a jet with laser-guided heat-seeking missiles!"
"I'm a simple man with complex tastes."

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
SkiVt-L is brought to you by the University of Vermont.

To unsubscribe, visit http://list.uvm.edu/archives/skivt-l.html