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Amazing Facts About Mount Everest

10 Astonishing Facts About Mt. Everest

Hi there! We all have heard about “Mount Everest” the tallest mountain on Earth at different instances of life. Apart from being the tallest mountain, it has some facts that are hidden inside it, which we’re uncovering today with you. Today, we at FactWish, will bring out some less known but amazing facts about Mt. Everest. So, let’s go.

1. Mount Everest is also the world’s dirtiest mountain being littered with 50 tons of waste.

2. On an average, the total cost incurred in climbing the Everest is US $65,000.

The total cost incurred in climbing the Everest is US $65,000

3. Till now, over 5000 climbers have successfully reached Mt. Everest including a blind man and a 13 year old kid.

Over 5000 climbers have successfully reached Mt. Everest

4. Over 200 dead bodies on Everest now acts as land marks on the way for new climbers.

Over 200 dead bodies on Everest now acts as land marks on the way for new climbers

5. The oldest man to climb Mt. Everest is 80 year old Japanese man named “Yuichiro Miura” setting the record in 2o13.

The oldest man to climb Mt. Everest is 80 year old Japanese man named "Yuichiro Miura"

6. Water boils at 71 °C at the top of Everest.

Water boils at 71 °C at the top of Everest

7. You can surf high speed internet anywhere on the way up to the top on Mt. Everest.

You can surf high speed internet anywhere on the way up to the top on Mt. Everest

8. Arunima Sinha, an Indian woman who lost her leg after being thrown from a moving train moved toward becoming the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest in 2013.

"Arunima Sinha", the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest in 2013

9. After the Nepal earthquake of 2015, Everest shrank by 2.5 cm (1 inch).

After the Nepal earthquake of 2015, Everest shrank by 2.5 cm

10. Mt. Everest is growing by 4 millimeter every year.

Mt. Everest is growing by 4 millimeter every year

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