Zhumulangma

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Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin 珠穆朗玛峰 ‎(Zhūmùlǎngmǎ-fēng)

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Zhumulangma

  1. Mount Everest.
    • 1999, Marshall R. Crosby, Moss Flora of China, Volume 2,[1] Science Press, page vii:
      It [China] has three terraces from the eastern coast to the Qinghai-Xizang plateau in the west, with the highest altitude of 8,848 meters at the peak of Zhumulangma (Mount Everest), the so-called “roof of the world.”
    • 2009, Pingxian Wang and Qianyu Li, introduction to The South China Sea: Paleoceanography and Sedimentology, Springer, ISBN 978-1-4020-9744-7, page 1:
      Geomorphologically, the SCS lies to the east of the highest peak on earth, Zhumulangma or Everest in the Himalayas (8,848 m elevation) and to the west of the deepest trench in the ocean, Philippine Trench (10,497 m water depth) (Wang P. 2004).

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