Saturday, November 13, 2010

Mount Everest

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Mount Everest is a rock and snow peak of the Himalayas. It is in Nepal and stands on the border of Tibet.

The expedition which first reached the summit, in 1953, was the eighth to make the attempt; there had also been three reconnaissance expeditions.
The peak was named after Sir George Everest. Its Tibetan name is Chomolungma.

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world. Its height is 29,028 ft. (8,848 m)


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