Everest

  • (noun): A mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high).
    Synonyms: Mount Everest, Mt. Everest

Some articles on everest:

Everest, Kansas - Demographics - 2000 Census
... There were 135 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Lobsang Tshering
... Lopsang Tshering Bhutia (1951/1952–10 May 1993) was a Sherpa mountaineer who died on Mount Everest ... He was a nephew of Tenzing Norgay who was the first person to climb Mount Everest in 1953 along with Sir Edmund Hillary ... at the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute he was part of an expedition to Everest led by his nephew and Tenzing Norgays grandson Tashi Tenzingto commemorate the 40th anniversary of his ...
Mount Everest Committee - Formation
... Although Mount Everest as a mountaineering objective had been on the horizon of British alpinists for some time – Clinton Thomas Dent writing in 1885 ... possible physiologically – the initiative to form the Mount Everest Committee came from a talk given to the Royal Geographical Society in 1919 by Captain J ... Noel about his travels in the Everest region, and the discussions that arose out of it ...
Mount Everest Committee
... The Mount Everest Committee was a body formed by the Alpine Club and the Royal Geographical Society to co-ordinate and finance the 1921 British Reconnaissance Expedition to Mount Everest and all subsequent British ... financed the successful first ascent of Mount Everest in 1953 ...
Thamey
... It is near Mount Everest, on the salt trading route that existed between Tibet, Nepal and India ... who holds the world record for summiting Everest 21 times ... Hillary) one of the first men to climb Mt Everest ...