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Mount Everest

Highest point

Elevation 8,848.86 m (29,031.7 ft)
Prominence 8,848.86 m (29,031.7 ft)
Coordinates 27°59′17″N 86°55′31″ECoordinates: 27°59′17″N 86°55′31″E

Is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The China–Nepal border runs across its summit point. Its elevation (snow height) of 8,848.86 m (29,031.7 ft) was most recently established in 2020 by the Chinese and Nepali authorities.

Mount Everest grows approximately 44 millimetres every year.

Everest is over 60 million years old.