Unknown and Anonymous Facts of Mount Everest

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When we talk about the white washed
transparency of Mount Everest the first thing that comes to our mind is that it is the world highest summit and the second thing that occupies our brain is that it was first conquered by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Beside above mentioned information if we are asked anything that describes the glorious stand of Mt Everest than we might take some time to recollect the information which is sad though but through this article we will discuss and illustrate some of the amazing and unknown facts related with Mt Everest.

Traveler must understand that Mt Everest measures the height of around 8848 m and it is located at the border of Nepal, Tibet and China. The Himalayan mountain range of Everest represent the heights of an altitude which in turn has made it highest amongst all but when it comes to the tallest than we must remember the name of Mount McKinley of Alaska. Although there is a slight contradiction and confusing regarding the stands of Mauna Kea of Hawaii and Mount McKinley of Alaska. It is believed that the base of the Mauna Kea rises abruptly around 6.3 miles from the sea level and geologically from the base of the sea it measures around 4205 m.


Traveler must understand that the Challenger Deep of the Marina Island is the deepest spot and they say if Everest 9is drowned under the cavern than they believe more than 2 km of water would cover the height of the Everest.

Interesting Facts about Mount Everest
1. The discovery of Everest dates back its history to the time of 1841 when Surveyor general of India George Everest discovered the heights of the Mount Everest.
2. It is very obvious to understand that it is the highest spot of the earth and its summit measures the height of 8848m.
3. Glorious stands of Mount Everest nestles within the serenity of Himalaya and circles around the border of Nepal and Tibet.
4. Tibetans before calling it Mount Everest revered it with the name of Chomolungma which means the mother of the Universe. In Nepal the pinnacle is renowned as Sagarmatha which means forehead of the sky.
5. It was in May 19, 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa of Darjeeling conquered the height of Mount Everest.
6. Geological effect helps the Everest to rise 4 mm higher every year and to taste the victory of conquering Everest over 4000 people have risked their life.

To witness the species of Black Jumping Spider traveler might have to risk their life because they settles at an approximate height of 22000 ft and they are one of the frozen species of nature.

Best Time to Explore Mount Everest
Traveler can look to come here during the months of October and November to view the symphony of Mount Everest. October and November are season marked with dry atmosphere that prevents snowfall and another friendly season to walk here marks around the month of February through April.

Quick Facts about Mount Everest
1. Mount Everest is the highest spot of Earth and numbers of people have died while trying to reach the summit of the Everest.
2. According to records till date approximately 4000 people have tried to climb the Mount Everest and around 660 have successfully registered their presence and rest has failed to do the same. It is said that more than 142 people have lost their life while trying to taste the victory.
3. Traveler would be shock to understand that the height of the Mount Everest is equivalent to the size of 20 empire state Buildings.
4. According to geologist Mount Everest is around 60 million years old which in turn has made it one of the oldest pinnacle of the world.
5. From top of the Summit one can look to view the splendor of India, Nepal and Tibet.
6. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa of Darjeeling and Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand were the first to climb the Summit.

Notable Dates in the History of Mount Everest
1. After several years of calculation and observations which was led by the Great Trigonometric Survey the Peak XV was announced as highest summit by Andrew Waugh.
2. During 1921 the Great Dalai lama allowed British investigating part to visit Tibet and the Northern side of Mt. Everest.
3. It was in 1924 two British explorers namely George Mallory and Andrew Irvine waned away near the pinnacle. It is said that they were the first to scale the height of Everest but an unfortunate accident shrouded their achievement in mystery.
4. In 1949 Nepal instigated its borders which resulted to free its way towards the southern posture of the Everest.
5. In 1953, Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary wrote the history by reaching the height of the Everest.
6. In 1963, Americans climbed the Everest for the first time and again in 1989 two American women reach the summit.
7. In 1990 son of Sir Edmund Hillary carried the legacy of his father.
8. In 1996 eleven people died during the call of spring expedition.
9.  In 2005 Chinese academy of Sciences and State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping announced the height of the Everest to be around 8844.43 m.

First Successful Ascent by Tenzing and Hillary 
It was during the call of 29th May 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa of Darjeeling India created history by reaching the height of the Everest and they became the first man on earth to successfully reach the pinnacle of the world highest peak. It is said that they climb the top by taking southern Col route and acknowledge team for their success. Tenzing during his interview revealed that Edmund was the first to kiss the height of Everest and while reaching the top they took photographs, buried sweets and small cross to celebrate their victory.

Death Zone: The Summit of Mount Everest 
Being located at an adverse elevation the climatic and atmospheric condition of the Everest is different and has an atmospheric pressure of mere 30% of that of the sea level which means the climbers would breathe approximately 30% of the total oxygen of the entire surroundings. Such unfamiliar situation could result in breaking down of mind and body.

Best Ways to Experience Mount Everest
To experience the brilliance of Mount Everest consider trekking to the base camp of the mountain to be most ideal. Trekkers and experienced individual climbers can look to trek the upper base camp but that might result in losing an ample amount since government of Nepal ask potential climbers to but climbing permit which would cost around $ 25000. To get a bird eye view of the nearby surroundings traveler can take a guided flight around Mount Everest.

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