Mount Everest

(Reguidit frae Munt Everest)

Mount Everest (cryed in Nepal as Sagarmatha an in Tibet as Chomolungma) is the Warld's heichmaist mountain.

Mount Everest
सगरमाथा (Sagarmāthā)
ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ (Chomolungma)
珠穆朗玛峰 (Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng)
Everest, Nepal, Himalayas.jpg
Wastren side o Mount Everest
Heichest pynt
Elevation8,848 m (29,029 ft) [1]
Ranked 1st
Prominence8,848 m (29,029 ft) 
Ranked 1st
(Notice special definition for Everest)
Isolation40,008 kilometre (24,860 mi)
LeetinSeiven Summits
Kintra heich pynt
Coordinates27°59′17″N 86°55′31″E / 27.98806°N 86.92528°E / 27.98806; 86.92528Coordinates: 27°59′17″N 86°55′31″E / 27.98806°N 86.92528°E / 27.98806; 86.92528[2]
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LocationSolukhumbu Destrict, Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal;
Tingri Coonty, Shigatse Prefectur, Tibet Autonomous Region, Cheenae[3]
Parent rangeMahalangur Himal, Himalayas
First ascent29 Mey 1953
Edmund Hillary an Tenzing Norgay
(First Winter Ascent 1980 Leszek Cichy an Krzysztof Wielicki[4][5])
Easiest routeSooth Col (Nepal)


  1. Based on the 1999 an 2005 surveys o elevation o snaw cap, nae rock heid.
  2. The WGS84 coordinates gien here wur calculatit uisin detailed topographic cairttin an are in agreement wi adventurestats Archived 2014-01-08 at the Wayback Machine. Thay are unlikly tae be in error bi mair nor 2". Coordinates shawin Everest tae be mair nor a minute further east that appeared on this page till recently, an still appear in Wikipaedia in several ither leids, are incorrect.
  3. The position o the summit o Everest on the internaitional border is clearly shawn on detailed topographic cairttin, includin offeecial Nepalese cairttin.
  4. Starr, Daniel (18 Mairch 2011). "Golden Decade: The Birth of 8000 m Winter Climbing". Retrieved 28 Mey 2013.
  5. "Mt Everest History and facts". Retrieved 29 Mey 2013.