Mount Everest – Highest Mountain and Basecamp in the World

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Everest is the highest mountain in the world, 29,035 feet (8,850m) above sea level. Mount Everest are still growing higher, at a rate of about 2.4 in (6.1cm) per year, couse the Indian Tectonic Plate slides north under the Eurasian Plate. It is located on the border of Nepal and Tibet. In July, temperatures can get as high as nearly zero degrees Fahrenheit (about -18 Celsius). In January, temperatures drop to as low as -76°F (-60°C).

The approximate elevations of the camps:

Base Camp – 17,500ft (5,400m)
Camp 1 – 20,000ft (6,100m)
Camp 2 – 21,300ft (6,500m)
Camp 3 – 24,000ft (7,400m)
Camp 4 – 26,000ft (8,000m)
Summit – 29,035ft (8,850)

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