Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest

Location: Mt. Everest is manly in Nepal, the mountain country that is situated in the Himilayas.

Absolute Location: Mt. Everest is about 29 degrees north and 87 degrees east.

My Place is Famous for: Being the tallest place in the world!

Description: In pictures Mt. Everest doesn't look very tall to it's surroundings, but it is 29,028 feet from sea level!

Three Interesting Facts:
The mountain continues to grow about one centimeter per year!
It's Height is 29,028 feet!
Temperatures on Mt. Everest can drop as low as -45 degrees Celsius, so cold that plastics become brittle, batteries stop working, and spit freezes before it hits the ground.

Bibliography:

1) Charles H. Tupper. Bells 'n Whistles. Copyright1995-2000 http://www.bellsnwhistles.com/. 10/13/00

2)Trimble Navigation Limited http://www.trimble.com/home/graphics/maproute.jpg(picture) 1996 - 2000 10/12/00

3)Trimble Navigation Limited http://www.trimble.com/home/everest2.htm 1996 - 2000 10/12/00

4)http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A078854.html (map) 10/12/00

Created by: Brad
Date Created: October 16, 2000
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