Mount Everest Research Paper

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Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world and It's final Peak height is 8,848 meters Above sea level. It's located in the Mahalangur Section Himalayas and is known to lie on the border of Nepal and Tibet, China. Both these country's have there own name for Everest and the name Nepal give it is Sagarmāthā and Tibet Call It Chomolungma. The British first named the mountain officially in 1865 by the Royal Geographical Society upon a recommendation by Andrew Waugh, the British Surveyor General of India. Waugh named the mountain after his predecessor in the post, Sir George Everest. This mountain is also the 5th furthest point from the centre of the earth. There were many attempts to climb Everest before it was officially completed and…show more content…
The pair safely descended as well and made it off the mountain alive. The team all agreed it was a joint effort with them saying they reached the top together, but a few years later Tenzing admitted that Hillary had put his foot on the summit first. Over the years many more people have climbed Mount Everest as it a climbing and adventurous haven, people do it for a thrill as there is great risk in it. Since the early attempts and the first summit many more routes have been established making it more accessible. In total now the mountain has been climbed 5656 times, which shows that climbing Everest has developed in many areas, one main factor just from the figure you can see is that more people can do it and have the freedom to do so, it also shows that more people have much more leisure money as to climb Everest it is very costly and time…show more content…
Everest is high enough to hit the jet stream which means that climber can be set against 200 mph winds and many more Dangerous weathers and risks. The development of climbing at everest and the Surrounding area Is now a global thing to do with people from all over the world coming for different levels of climbing, some just go to the base camp and others go all the way to the peak. With the area now a global tourist place it has helped employ many people from the local area and this means they them self have more money although there jobs can be very dangerous as being guides can cost your life because you are climbing the mountain as well. Since 1953 a lot has changed in how we climb mountains and this makes it a lot easier and safer, things such as equipment can make all the difference, especially with weight, as almost all equipment in 1953 was extremely heavy and bulky, but now we have all light weight equipment such as snow suits and light weight axes and so on, all of this has improved the likely hood of actually reaching the peak. There is now also better technological equipment, with things like GPS and precise maps and electron gadgets, all of this has changed how We have the capability to climb

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