Interesting Facts About Mount Everest

Mount Everest, perhaps mother nature’s crown jewel, is the tallest mountain in the world (above sea level), standing at an impressive 29,092ft in the Eastern region of the Himalayas. The mountain was formed over 60 million years ago by colliding tectonic plates and for some, it is a life-long goal to stand on the top of a mountain that was once believed to be unclimbable. Mount Everest is rising 4mm every year, that’s 40cm each century due to the tectonic plate movements continuing to force the Himalayas up. While there is only one summit, there is actually 7,000 peaks on

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