Have you ever wondered what the tallest mountain in the world is called or its elevation, well this is the right website for you. The Mystical Mountain is about 29,029 feet or 8,848 meters tall. Mount Everest is so tall that in would take 10.5 Burj Khalifa (the tallest skyscrapers in the world) towers stacked on top of each other to equal the height of the monstrous mountain. So now you know the height of the mountain but how did it get its name, well at first Mount Everest had many different names from the local tribes like Dhaulagiri and Chomolungma.
Later on in the mountains live Andrew Scott Waugh went out on a search for a perfect name and couldn’t find the name so he when to the predecessor who was the Surveyor General of India, who has a name of George Everest, and that’s what he named the mountain Mount Everest. Mount Everest is part of the great Himalayan mountain range the stretches 1,500 miles from Pakistan to Nepal. A cool fact about Mount Everest is that a few million years ago the entire mountain was just some mostly flat seabed.