earth sciences and ecology question #3797



Courtney, a 11 year old female from Jacksonville, NC asks on February 28, 2007,

Q:

Mt.Everest has two peaks, correct? What is the height of Mt.Everest' second peak?

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the answer

Barry Shell answered on March 3, 2007, A:

As far as I can tell Everest only has one peak. Maybe you are thinking of the neighbouring mountain Nuptse (height 7841m or 25,726ft). Check out this image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Everest_nubtse.jpg

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