Where is Mount Everest located exactly?
Mount Everest is known for catching the attention of many experienced climbers. People from around the world interested to know; the exact location of Mount Everest? Mahalangur range of the great Himalayas is the home location of Mount Everest, exactly arise on the border line of Nepal and Tibet (27°59’ North latitude, 86°55’ East longitudes) in southern part of Asia. Nepali name of the Mt. Everest is ‘Sagarmatha’, Tibetan identification is ‘Chomolungma’ highest peak got its name after the land Surveyor General ’Sir George Everest’ that first tried to locate the exact position of the peak.
Our planet earth has many splendid natural landscapes like the beautiful peaks, breath-taking valleys, brilliant beaches, amazing forests, diverse vegetation and so many more options. Due to all these fantastic options, we have many travel hot-spots to visit at various places across the world. Adventure traveling is one of the most exciting and fun filled kind of traveling and activities like trekking has made this type of traveling immensely popular.
As we discuss trekking, the very first name that may come to our mind is that of Mount Everest. This magnificent and splendid mountain has caught fantasies of trekkers all over the world and surely would be a moment of pride and splendor to pay a visit to the Mount Everest. In Nepal, Mount Everest is also referred as Sagarmatha and this mountain is the highest mountain on Earth. So in which country the mount Everest located? Well, it is situated in what is called as Solu Khumbu section of the Himalayas. The neighboring peaks like Lhotse and Nuptse are included in the massif of Mount Everest. The peak of Mt. Everest is 8,848 meters above the level of the sea. Also in terms of its ranking with reference to furthest points from the Earth’s Center, then Mount Everest takes fifth spot in this.
As far as the first recorded efforts regarding reaching the summit of Everest are concerned, then British mountaineers made these. The first ascent on Mount Everest was made by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hilary which was in the year 1953. The summit of Mount Everest could be reached from two routes namely, one from the Nepal’s southeast and the other from Tibet’s north. The route from Nepal is regarded as the standard route.
It is interesting to find that prior to the discovery of the Mount Everest it was Kanchenjunga which was regarded as the world’s highest peak. The Great Trigonometry Survey of India which was begun in the year 1802 by the British could be said as the initial step of discovery of the Mount Everest. Mount Everest gets its name after Sir George Everest which was recommended by Andrew Waugh. Apart from the two main routes mentioned above, Everest could be climbed from other routes as well. The total number of ascents to the Mount Everest is above five thousand.
In terms of flora and fauna in this region, there are appearance made by jumping spider and Bar-headed Goose. Moss also has been found to grow in this region. The first published height of the Mount Everest was made in 1856 and was established by the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India. Mount Everest was then referred as Peak XV. Before the official ascent of this mountain by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary (1953), one year prior to this, a height of 8595 was reached by Tenzing. George Finch and Captain C. Geoffrey Bruce were the first ones to climb the 8000 meters of Mount Everest in year 1922.
The first female to ascent the Mount Everest is Junko Tabei in 1975. Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler made first ascent to the Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen in 1978. During the Mount Everest summit worker of highlands set up four camps in different height. Main base camp of Everest summit situated at 5335 m and high camps are located at height of 6,100 m, 6,500 m, 7,400 m and 8,000 m and of course the summit, at 8848m. Mount Everest climbing is the ultimate challenge for climbers all over the world.
Now you are clear about its location exactly, imagine that what you feel if you standing on the highest point on Earth or the top of Mount Everest. Would you like to point out hghest peak of the world location exactly then we offer verity of trekking and tours to Everest. Programs itinerary suitable for all levels of travelers if you interested let us to know we are happy to make you happier.
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