Mount Everest

Mount Everest also known as Chomolungma is the tallest mountain in the world. Approximately 4,000 people have attempted to climb it and only 660 succeeded. 142 people died in this adventure. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to climb it successfully on May 29, 1953. Height of the Mount Everest is 29028 feet above sea level. It is the part of Himalaya Mountain Range. It is named after Sir George Everest, a British surveyor-general of India.