The interesting thing about Everest

Name of the roof of the world is placed under house surveyor George Everest study, who never set foot here and its height is determined by the operation.

Everest peak with an elevation of 8,848 m, more than 10 times the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa (829 m). This height is reduced due to the earthquake as in Nepal last April.

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Mountaintop is set to Everest in 1856, according to a surveyor named George Everest study, who never even set foot in the roof of the world.

Radhanath Sikdar, Indian mathematician, was the first to determine the height of Mount Everest by the operations. The first number you give is 8839 m, then Sikdar adjusted into 8849 m.

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Buddhist memorial flags hanging souls saved on the road to the top of Everest. According to the statistics to mid-2011, more than 200 bodies remain on the road to Mount Everest, climbers and see this as a landmark to estimate the distance to the summit. Photo: CBC

1974 was the only year without participating climbers conquer Everest.

Reinhold Messner was the first man to climb Everest without oxygen tanks used to in 1978, and partner Peter Habeler.

In 1990, Edmund Hillary and Peter Hillary is the first father and son to conquer this mountain.

Davorin Karnicar had been skiing from the top of the mountain down to Base Camp campsite located alongside South of the Himalayas.

Snowstorm disaster on Everest has claimed the lives of 15 people in 1996 climbing season, one of the darkest years of history to conquer the roof of the world.

The oldest person ever to climb the mountain as he Yuichiro Miura from Japan. He climbed Mount Everest in 2010 when 80 years old.

The youngest boy ever join the journey to the top of Everest was Jordan Romero, an American. He was only 13 years old when making his trip in 2010.

Moni Mule Pati and Pem Dorjee Sherpa is a Nepalese couple weddings on Everest in 2004.

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