Mount Qomolangma

Mount Qomolangma

Mount Qomolangma, or Everest for short, is also translated freely as Notre Dame Peak. Nepal is called Sagamata Peak, also known as " Everest". It is located in the Himalayas on the border of the People's Republic of China and Nepal. The northern part of the mountain is covered with snow all year round in Dingri County, Tibet, China. The height is 8844.43 meters, the highest peak in the world, and one of the ten most beautiful and shocking mountains in China.

The main peak of the Himalayas is Mount Everest. The Himalayas are formed by the collision between the Indo-Australian plate and the Eurasian plate. The Indian plate is still moving northward at a rate greater than 5 centimeters per year, the Himalayas are still rising, and it is also located in the collisional seismic tectonic belt along the plate boundary. So Mount Everest rises at a rate of 7 centimeters per 100 years.

Mount Qomolangma

On Mt. Everest you can see a special scene - red snow, also known as "watermelon snow". Because of its high altitude, is the world's nearest place to the sun, strong light, snow algae produce more red pigments, so under the action of sunlight, it looks red snow.

Mount Qomolangma