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Mount Everest

Mount Everest is located on the border between Tibet and Nepal in the Himalaya Mountains in Asia. Everest is situated on the Tibetan Plateau known as Qing Zang Gaoyuan; the summit is directly between Tibet/China and Nepal. Some interesting facts about Everest:

  • Tallest mountain in the world.
  • Number of people to attempt to climb Mt. Everest: approximately 4,000.
  • Number of people to successfully climb Mt. Everest: 660.
  • Number of people who have died trying to climb Mt. Everest: 142.
  • Height: 29,028 feet, or 5 and a half miles above sea level. This is equivalent to the size of almost 20 Empire State Buildings.
  • Location: part of the Himalaya mountain range; straddles border of Nepal and Tibet.
  • Named for: Sir George Everest, a British surveyor-general of India.
  • Age: approximately 60 million years old.
  • Other names: called “Chomolungma” by Tibetans and Sherpas, which means “Mother Goddess of the Earth.”
  • Countries visible from the summit: Tibet, India, and Nepal.
  • First to climb to summit: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on May 29, 1953.

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