Who discovered Mount Everest?

raman   December 12, 2011   Comments Off on Who discovered Mount Everest?

Mount Everest was discovered in 1852 by Radhanath Sikdar, an Indian mathematician with mathematical data. Brit George Leigh Mallory and his partner, Andrew Sandy Irvine attempted to reach Mount Everest in 1924. They both credited to be approached at Northern Mount Everest. Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were first people to scale the Mount Everest. Mount Everest is highest mountain of the world which stands at the elevation of 8,848 m (29,029 ft). It is located on the border of China, Tibet and Nepal.

Mount Everest Discovered By Radhanath Sikdar