Mount Everest is the highest point on Earth. Learn about its history, the people who live there, and the people who visit to climb.
5 - 8
Anthropology, Conservation, Earth Science, Geology, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography
Mount Everest Snowdrift
Mount Everest is the highest of the Himalayan mountains, and—at 8,850 meters (29,035 feet)—is considered the highest point on Earth.
Photograph by Barry Bishop, courtesy of the National Geographic image collection
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May 8, 2023
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