Mount Everest, also known in Nepal as Sagarmāthā and in China as Chomolungma is Earth's highest mountain.
Its peak is 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level.
Mount Everest is located in the Mahalangur mountain range in Nepal.
On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay completed the first confirmed ascent of Mount Everest.
There is a moss that grows at 6,480 metres (21,260 ft) on Mount Everest. It may be the highest altitude plant species. An alpine cushion plant called Arenaria is known to grow below 5,500 metres (18,000 ft) in the region.