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2012-12-28 05:01:55

Sydney-based Everest Electrical recently released a news post about the importance of hiring licensed home and maintenance electricians as a preventive measure against potential nuisances and

2012-12-27 05:01:22

The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) and their Nepal partner, Peak Promotion, return to Nepal for the ultimate CME adventure during the March-April 2013 climbing season. Salt

Mount Everest Shown In 2 Billion Pixels
2012-12-20 06:49:25

Filmmaker David Breashears has created a spectacular, two-billion pixel zoom image of Mount Everest to show the effects of climate change in the Himalayas.

2012-09-24 23:00:45

The Wildernesss Medical Society and their Nepal partner, Peak Promotions, have announced they will be sponsoring a Everest Base Camp Trek in 2013. Salt Lake


Latest Mount Everest Reference Libraries

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
2014-01-06 11:03:49

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.