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Who was the first person to calculate the height of the Mount Everest ?

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Who was the first person to calculate the height of the Mount Everest ?
posted Feb 24, 2015 by Divya Bharti

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Indian mathematician and surveyor Radhanath Sikdar was probably the first person to identify that Mount Everest (then known as peak XV) was the world's highest peak as he was the first person to calculate the height of the mountain in 1852.

answer Feb 24, 2015 by Shivaranjini
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