Tallest Mountain

What is the tallest mountain on Earth ?

Mount Everest

The tallest mountain on earth would be Mount Everest . Its peak is 8,848 metres above sea level. Mount Everest was named by Sir George Everest in 1865 ,the British surveyor-general of India. Mount Everest was formed about 60 million years ago. Mount Everest is also called Chomolangma, meaning “Goddess Mother of Snows”. Mount Everest is rising from 3 to 6 millimeters a year.

Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, the first people to climb Mount Everest.

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