Sagarmatha


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Sagarmatha

(ˈsɑːɡɑːˌmɑːθə)
n
(Placename) the Nepalese name for (Mount) Everest
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The first linguistic survey was carried out in the three zones -Mechi, Koshi and Sagarmatha of eastern Nepal between the years 1981-1984 by the Linguistic Survey of Nepal funded by the German Research Council with the support of CNAS, Tribhuvan University under the directorship of Prof.
The meeting followed petitions from environmental campaigners to add five sites to the World Heritage endangered list: Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal, the Waterton International Peace Park in the USA and Canada, the Great Barrier Reef, the Peruvian Andes and the Belize Barrier Reef.
TOMORROW: The Welshman who should have been the first man on the summit of Everest in 1953It's even named after a WelshmanALTHOUGH known more accurately as Qomolangma by the Tibetans and Sagarmatha by the Nepalese, the grateful British Empire bestowed the world's highest mountain with Sir George Everest's name.
Tibetans call Everest Chomolungma, while in Nepal, which also takes in part of the mountain, it is known as Sagarmatha, or Goddess of the Sky.
Talking about the Sagarmatha Dialouge, he said, it also sounds good, but how will it be managed, the government has no clear idea of this.
"It will be the first time that Nepal is measuring the height of Sagarmatha (Mt.
Everest-or Sagarmatha, as it is called in Nepali-the world's highest peak, at (29,029 feet).
The world's highest mountain, Mount Everest - called Sagarmatha in Nepali - at 8,850m is located on the border with China.
These covered three districts, namely Kathmandu, the capital city, Kaski (Pokhara), the western regional development centre, and Dhanusa (Janakpur), the zonal head quarter of Sagarmatha. From December 2004 to April 2005, of 800 quantitative interviews, fifty per cent (400) were obtained from Kathmandu, and twenty five per cent (200) from Pokhara and Janakpur, the district head quarters of Kaski and Dhanusa districts respectively.
It is,of course, arrogance to assume the peak had no name before the Britscame along: the Nepalese call it Sagarmatha, theTibetans Chomolungma.
China rejects calling the mountain Sagarmatha, Nepal's name for Everest.