Himalayas

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Himalayas
Everest North Face toward Base Camp Tibet Luca Galuzzi 2006 edit 1.jpg
The north face o Munt Everest as seen frae the path tae the base camp in Tibet, Cheenae.
Highest point
Peak Munt Everest (Nepal an Cheenae)
Elevation 8,848 m (29,029 ft)
Coordinates 27°59′17″N 86°55′31″E / 27.98806°N 86.92528°E / 27.98806; 86.92528
Dimensions
Length 2,400 km (1,500 mi)
Geografie
Himalayas Map.png
The general location o the Himalayas muntain range.
Countries
Range coordinates 28°N 82°E / 28°N 82°E / 28; 82

The Himalayas, or Himalaya, (/ˌhɪməˈl.ə/ or /hɪˈmɑːləjə/; Sanskrit, hima (snaw) + ālaya (dwellin), leeterally, "abode o the snaw"[1]) is a muntain range in Asie separatin the plains o the Indian subcontinent frae the Tibetan Plateau.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Definition of Himalayas". Oxford Dictionaries Online. Retrieved 9 May 2011.