A cultural, geological, and ecological history of Mount Everest focusing on the indigenous Sherpa and their spiritual connection to the mountain, record-setting multinational climbing expeditions, and the effects of tourism on the environment. Illustrated with photographs, maps, diagrams, and timelines.
- ISBN: 9781600602559
- Author: Taylor-Butler, Christine
- Published: 2009 , Lee & Low Books
- Themes: Earth science, Ecology, ecosystem, environmental protection, exploration, History, indigenous people, Mount Everest, Mountaineering
- Descriptors: Information Book, Intermediate (ages 9-14), Nepal, Nonfiction
- No. of pages: 48