Mount Hope becomes UK’s new highest mountain after satellites reveal previous measurement was wrong

Britain has a new highest mountain after new satellite data revealed the peak was almost 400 metres taller than previously thought.

Mount Hope, in the British Atlantic Territory, was recently re-measured and found to be 377 metres taller than previous calculations.

This takes it to 3,239 metres, meaning it knocks Mount Jackson, the current title holder at 3,184 metres, off the top spot.

Read the full story at The Independent

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