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We have selected National Geographic as the world's very best website on Mount Everest.

The National Geographic Society was formed in Washington DC, USA, in 1888 with the purpose of increasing and diffusing geographic knowledge. The Society supports and chronicles the efforts of the world's explorers. It also engages in grant-making, scientific, publishing and educational programs.

The National Geographic website has a substantial section on Mount Everest. The section was set up in 2003 to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the first climb to the summit of Mount Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing in 1953. 

The National Geographic Mount Everest website is organized into the following main sections: Mount Everest News, Adventure Magazine, Travel, Mount Everest Interactive Features, Kids, Photos & Wallpaper, and Shopping. The Mount Everest Interactive Features secton includes photos, videos, and a 360 degree view from the summit of Mount Everest. There is also a Virtual Ascent of Mount Everest, with a route map and associated video clips.

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