Mount Thor – The World’s Highest Cliff

Mount Thor located in Auyuittuq National Park, on Baffin Island,, Canada., features Earth’s greatest vertical drop of 1,250 m (4,101 ft), with the cliff overhanging at an average angle of 15 degrees from vertical. Despite its remoteness, this feature makes the mountain a popular rock climbing site.

Paul Gierszewski, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Ansgar Walk, CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

Paul Gierszewski, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

4 thoughts on “Mount Thor – The World’s Highest Cliff

  1. WOW, we didn’t know about Mount Thor on Baffin Island. Well, the name is already special and the cliff is then Thor’s hammer 😉
    Thanks for sharing
    The Fab Four of Cley
    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  2. This is realy amazing ! A very special mountain peak in a wonderful environement.
    Never heared of it before… Thanks for sharing 🙂
    Greetz,
    Rudi

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