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НазваMount Everest - natural wonder (реферат)
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Mount Everest - natural wonder


The ancient HYPERLINK "" \o

"Sanskrit" Sanskrit names for the mountain are Devgiri ( HYPERLINK

"" \o "Sanskrit" Sanskrit for

"Holy Mountain") and Devadurga (the English pronounced it deodungha in

the 1800s). HYPERLINK "" \l

"everest" \o "" [1]

. In HYPERLINK "" \o "Nepali"

Nepali it is known as Sagarmatha , meaning "Head of the Sky". The

HYPERLINK "" \o "Tibetan

language" Tibetan name is Chomolungma or Qomolangma , meaning "Mother

of the Universe"), and the related HYPERLINK

"" \o "Chinese language"

Chinese name is Zh?mulngm F?ng ( HYPERLINK

"" \o "Simplified

Chinese" Simplified Chinese : ?????; HYPERLINK

"" \o "Traditional

Chinese" Traditional Chinese : ?????) or Shengm F?ng ( HYPERLINK

"" \o "Simplified

Chinese" Simplified Chinese : ???; HYPERLINK

"" \o "Traditional

Chinese" Traditional Chinese : ???).


In HYPERLINK "" \o "1865" 1865 , the

mountain was given its HYPERLINK

"" \o "English language"

English name by HYPERLINK

"" \o "Andrew Scott

Waugh" Andrew Waugh , the HYPERLINK

"" \o "United Kingdom"


"" \o

"Category:Surveyors General of India" surveyor-general of India . With

both Nepal and HYPERLINK "" \o

"Tibet" Tibet closed to foreign travel, he wrote:


I was taught by my respected chief and predecessor, Colonel Sir

HYPERLINK "" \o "George

Everest" George Everest to assign to every geographical object its

true local or native appellation. But here is a mountain, most probably

the highest in the world, without any local name that we can discover,

whose native appellation, if it has any, will not very likely be

ascertained before we are allowed to penetrate into Nepal. In the

meantime the privilege as well as the duty devolves on me to assign…a

name whereby it may be known among citizens and geographers and become a

household word among civilized nations.


Waugh chose to name the mountain after HYPERLINK

"" \o "George Everest"

George Everest , first using the spelling Mont Everest, and then Mount

Everest. However, the modern pronunciation of Everest: is in fact

different from Sir George's own pronunciation of his surname, which

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