She is becoming higher and higher due to the upward pushing by the shifting tectonic plates. She is located along the border of Nepal and Tibet in the great Himalayan range. She was named as Mount Everest to honor Sir George Everest who first recorded her location. With an elevation of 29,029 feet (8,848m) , Mount Everest is the highest mountain peak on the planet earth.
Mount Everest is also called Chomolungma (Mother Goddess of Universe) in Tibet and Sagarmatha (Goddess of the Sky) in Nepal. Sir Edmund Hillary from Newzealand and Tenzing Norgay from Nepal were the first mountaineers who made its first ascent via South Col route on May 29, 1953. Kushang Sherpa who is an instructor eith Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is the only climber who has reached the top of Mount Everest from all four sides.
Jet Stream (The Hurricane) which is a constant wind force 4-6 miles above the earth, blows with the strength of 118+ miles/hour on the icy and rocky peak of Mount Everest all year long. The best time to climb is the month of May when Monsoon just begins in this region and the Jet Stream is pushed northward over Tibet. Although the whole altitude of the Mount Everst is tough ask for the mountaineers however Khumbu Icefall is considered very hard point to be crossed. According to a latest research by Professor Brad Washburn whose team has used state-of-the-art technology, have calculated that the elevation of Mount Everest is actually 7 feet higher than the previous record. That makes the official height 29,035 ft/8850m. They’ve further analyzed that the Himalayan Mountains have a continuous growing trend at a rate of about 2.4 in/6.1cm per year.
Like many other landscapes around our lovely planet, the surrounding landscape of the Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak on earth has also been affected by global warming. Many snow ridges have been reduced due to glacial melting. Ultimately the whole melt-water increases the water volume of the rivers which effects the dependant populations through increased flooding along those rivers.