Amazing & Surprising facts about Mount Everest | Interesting about Everest
Mount Everest in Nepali known as Sagarmāthā meaning (‘forehead of the sky’). and in Tibetan known as Chomolungma meaning (“Goddess Mother of Mountains”).This famous mountain is located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. It’s the most favourite destination for trekking and adventure lovers. It is not an easy job to track Everest. Read Amazing & Surprising facts about Mount Everest | Interesting about Everest the world’s highest mountain.
- The mountain is named Everest on the name of an England Scientist name George Everest. Mount Everest is pronounced “Eve-rest”, not “Ever-est”, as it is named after George Everest.
- Before 2015, people have to pay 15 lakh rupees as fees for climbing the Everest, but after 2015 Nepal government decreases the fee and set it on 7 lakh rupees.
- There are 18 different ways to travel and reach the Everest.
- The height of Mount Everest was decreased 1 inch due to the earthquake in April 2015.
- Still, there are 19 Indian people who got success in climbing the Mount Everest.
- The height of Mount Everest is 8848 metre from sea level.
- The speed of wind reaches to 321km/hr. maximum at Everest and the temperature can reach to -80degree Fahrenheit.
- 120 tonne of garbage is present on Everest and it contains oxygen tanks, tents etc. About 400 kg garbage has been removed from 2008-2011.
- To climb Everest the best time is between March-May because in this period there is no heavy rainfall and the snow remains fresh.
- About 5000 people have tried to climb the Mount Everest and in these people, about 280 people lost their lives and their dead bodies are on Everest, which sometimes helps people in climbing.
- The height of Mount Everest increases 4mm every year and the reason is the collision of Asian and Indo-Australian plates.
- It takes 3 days to return from Everest but in 2011 two Nepali completed it in 48 hours with the help of paragliding.
- The youngest person to reach the Everest was 13 and the oldest was 80 of Japan.
- It takes 2 months to reach the Mount Everest and the expenses are approx 80 lakh rupees, it also includes flight charges of Nepal.
The boiling point water at the top of Mt. Everest is 71 °C or 160 °F.
An Indian woman who lost her leg after being thrown from a moving train became the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest in 2013.
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