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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.

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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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com