Highest mountain in the world - level 1, A12

Highest mountain in the world - level 1, A12

29-05-2012 22:00

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world. It is 8848 metres high. A lot of people tried to go to the top of the mountain. The first people who could be on the top were George Mallory and Andrew Irvine. In 1924, they were 8572 metres high and they went up and up. But nobody saw them again. Nobody knows if they were on the top or not. People saw Mallory’s body again in 1999. People didn’t see any information that he was on the top.

On 29th May 1953, Edmund Hillary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay from Nepal went to the top of the mountain. They were the first people in history who went to the top and also came back.

Every year about 400 people get to the top of Mount Everest. Not everybody comes back. About 5 people die on the mountain every year.

The video is from a happy trip to the top.

Written by Danny for News in Levels

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