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Why a mountain peak in nepal is name as everest ?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 15 Oct '12 05:40 pm
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Because Andrew Waugh the british surrveyer in India, suggested the name. Sir George Everest was his predecessor in the same post
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 15 Oct '12 06:56 pm

 
  
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Everest was given its official English name by the Royal Geographical Society upon a recommendation by Andrew Waugh, the British Surveyor General of India. Waugh named the mountain after his predecessor in the post, Sir George Everest.
Answered by Radha, 15 Oct '12 05:41 pm

 
  
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