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Why Is Mount Everest Named After a Person, Unlike Other Himalayan Peaks?

George Everest didn’t want the highest mountain peak to be named after him.

Photo by Luo Lei on Unsplash

Look at the world’s top ten mountain peaks. Names like Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Yu, Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna will appear.

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