20 Amazing and Interesting Facts of Mount Everest
1. Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world with an elevation of 8,850 meters above sea level. It is located in Nepal.
2. The people of Nepal are called Sagarmatha to Everest Mountain. This name was kept by the historian Baburam Acharya of Nepal in the 1930s. Sagarmatha means – Top of Heaven.
3. Everest Mountain in Sanskrit has been known for centuries in Devgiri and Tibet by the name of Chomolangama, meaning the queen of the mountains.
4. The English name of Everest Mountain is named on George Everest in England. He was a scientist who surveyed India’s high peaks between 1830 and 1843.
5. The best time to climb Mt. Everest is considered between March to May. During this time the snow is fresh, the rain is also equal to the normal and due to the good sun, the weather remains lukewarm.
6. So far, about 5000 people have been able to reach the summit of Mount Everest, including a 13-year-old boy, a blind person and a 73-year-old Japanese woman elderly.
7. Mountaineers climbing the Sagarmatha had to pay the first $ 25,000 (about 15.56 lakh rupees), but in 2015, the Nepalese government reduced it to $ 11,000 (about 6.82 lakh rupees).
8. You will be surprised to know that after year 1974, year 2015 was the year when nobody reached the summit of Everest Mountain. The main reason for this was the horrific earthquake in Nepal in April 2015.
9. Four out of every 100 people who went to the Everest Mountain died. Many are also those who lose their lives while landing down on the top of the mountain while descending down.
10. More than 200 people have lost their lives so far with the obsession of reaching the summit of Mt. Everest. Their bodies are still lying on Mount Everest because it is not easy to bring them down from such a high.
11. The lash buffer lying on the Mount Everest does not end quickly due to the atmosphere. Many times, the climbing people decide to go up or descend by putting their feet on these corpses.
12. The highest number of deaths in Everest is in the near part of the summit, also called ‘Death Zone’. People often lose their lives by mistake when making a climb.
13. People who go to Mount Everest carry a lot of luggage and food items with them, thereby collecting enough garbage on the mountain. According to one subsidiary, there is 50 tons of waste on Mount Everest, which makes it the world’s most dirty mountain.
14. The boiling point of water is 100 ° C, but at the summit of Mount Everest, it remains only 71 ° C.
There are 18 different ways to climb Mt. Everest.
16. Everest is rising at a rate of 2 centimeters every year.
17. In 2011, two Nepali people dropped down from the peak of Mount Everest with the help of paragliding in just 48 minutes, while the average time to get down from the peak is 3 days.
18. Everest Mountain was flown two and a half centimeters down due to the earthquake of Nepal in April 2015.
19. On average, the peak of Mount Everest in summer is -20 ° C in winter -35 ° C.
20. Everest Mountain is the highest mountain in the world according to the sea level, but if the thing is raised from the bottom to the summit, the Mouna Kea (Munaa) of the Hawaiian Islands is also 1 kilometer long from the Mount Mount Everest. The munaa mountain is approximately 6000 meters in the sea and the rest is outside the sea. Its height is 4207 meters above sea level.