Everest, Mount
or Tibetan Chomolungma geographical name mountain 29,035 feet (8850 meters) S Asia on border between Nepal & Tibet in the Himalayas; highest in the world

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  • Everest, Mount — Everest, Mount, s. Gaurisankar …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Everest, Mount — Tibetan Chomolungma Nepali Sagarmatha Peak on the crest of the Himalayas, southern Asia. The highest point on Earth, with a summit at 29,035 ft (8,850 m), it lies on the border between Nepal and Tibet (China). Numerous attempts to climb Everest… …   Universalium

  • Everest,Mount — Ev·er·est (ĕvʹər ĭst, ĕvʹrĭst), Mount A mountain, 8,850 m (29,035 ft) high, of the central Himalaya Mountains on the border of Xizang (Tibet) and Nepal. The highest elevation in the world, it was first scaled in 1953 by members of an expedition… …   Universalium

  • EVEREST, MOUNT —    the highest mountain in the world; is one of the Himalayan peaks in Nepal, India; is 29,002 ft. above sea level …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Everest, Mount — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mount Everest — Everest redirects here. For other uses, see Everest (disambiguation). Mount Everest (Qomolongma / Sagarmatha) Highest Mountain in the World …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Everest — Die Nordseite vom Weg zum Basislager aus gesehen Höhe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mount Everest — Everest Pour les articles homonymes, voir Everest (homonymie). Everest …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Éverest — Everest Pour les articles homonymes, voir Everest (homonymie). Everest …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Everest (disambiguation) — Everest may refer to:Mount Everest*Mount Everest, a mountain in the Himalayas *Sir George Everest (1790 1866), Welsh surveyor and namesake of Mt. Everest * Everest (film), a 1998 IMAX film of a Mt. Everest ascent * Everest 82 , a miniseries first …   Wikipedia

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