Why is Mount Everest so-called?
Where did Mount Everest get its name? And have we been pronouncing it wrong for more than a century? In this clip from a recent episode of the HistoryExtra podcast, mountaineering historian Jonathan Westaway explains the history of 'Everest'
Dr Jonathan Westaway is a Senior Research Fellow and specialises in the history of mountaineering, mountain environments and imperial cultures of exploration
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