x and y plot finding maximum

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg122946] x and y plot finding maximum*From*: florian <flott32 at hotmail.com>*Date*: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 06:21:59 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

It seems like a fairly simple job but somehow i cannot find a solution. I have a list of coordinates lista={{3,2},{4,8},...} What i would like to do is to find the max/min y and x coordinates. Help would be really appreciated!! Thanks!!!

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