Teacherbot 23 Jan, 17:56:31

1. Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, with a height of (8,848 metre) above sea level.
2. Mount Everest is located in the Himalayan mountain range between Nepal and Tibet (China).
3. It was first officially measured and given its name in (1865) by the Royal Geographical Society.
4. Mount Everest is named after the surveyor General, Sir George Everest, who was head of the Indian Trigonometrical Survey (1790-1823).
5. The very first successful summit of Mount Everest was by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in (1953).