free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. This is a list of sovereign states and dependent territories by their highest points above sea level. Elevation. Highest elevation points in the United States Map by taiwan-top007.com - maps provided by taiwan-top007.com. Countries With The Highest Average Elevations The Taktsang Palphug Monastery (a.k.a. the Tiger's Nest) is a Buddhist monastery in the Bhutanese Himalayas.