George Everest

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Sir George Everest
Photograph o Everest
Born4 July 1790 (1790-07-04)
Crickhowell, Wales, Unitit Kinrick
Died1 December 1866 (1867-01) (aged 76)
Lunnon, Ingland
Kent forGreat Trigonometric Survey o Indie
Scientific career

Colonel Sir George Everest FRS, FRAS[1] (/ˈvrst/; 4 Julie 1790 — 1 December 1866) wis a Welsh surveyor an geografer, an the Surveyor General o Indie frae 1830 throu 1843. Moont Everest wis named in his honour.

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  1. "1867MNRAS..27R..97. Page 105". Retrieved 2017-03-21.