Mt. Everest

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First Discovered

1841

Mt. Everest was identified by Sir George Everest and his British survey team in 1841

The first to climb Mt. Everest

05/29/1953

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Sir George Everest

1965

1965, was when Mt. Everest had received its current name

Reinhold Messner

1980

They were the first to climb Mt. Everest without bottled oxygen

Height

1999

Mt. Everest was measured on 1999 using a GPS, with the height of 29,035

Yuichiro Miura

05/22/2003

He was the oldest man to have climbed Mt. Everest, at the time he was 70 years old.

Jordan Romera

05/23/2010

At the age of 13, Jordan was the youngest person to ever climb Mt. Everest.