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Here, you see: Researchers have now discovered an underwater mountain that is known to be three times the height of the Burj Khalifa.

Four hitherto undiscovered underwater mountains have been found by scientists, one of which is three times higher than the world’s tallest structure.

While traveling on a research vessel from Golfito, Costa Rica, to Valparaiso, Chile, scientists discovered four undersea mountains, the tallest of which is more than 2.5 kilometers long, according to the Schmidt Ocean Institute.

The scale of the mountains they found ranges from approximately 1,591 kilometers to 2,681 kilometers, which is more than three times the height of the world’s tallest structure, the Burj Khalifa. This complements the 1,600-meter-tall mountain that the same group discovered off the coast of Guatemela in November of last year.

It was established by Schmidt Ocean Institute certified hydrographic experts and marine technicians that no database had previously included the mountains. When the technicians charted a path to investigate gravity anomalies while traveling from Costa Rica to Chile, they discovered them. The ocean’s surface somewhat shifts as a result of the seafloor’s shifting structure. A mountain can provide a tiny bump on top of the water, whereas a deep trench can cause a minor depression.

Using the research ships Falkor and Falkor (also), Schmidt Ocean scientists have mapped an area of approximately 1.5 million square kilometers and found 29 undersea trenches, mountains, and hills. Falkor was used to make the most recent finding. Underwater trenches are home to deep-sea coral reefs, sponges, and anemones, along with other species that seek food, shelter, and a stony surface to cling to, making this effort crucial.

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