14 Fun Facts About The Himalayas: A 15-Minute Book

14 Fun Facts About The Himalayas: A 15-Minute Book

by Jeannie Meekins

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Often called “the roof of the world” the Himalayas are the highest mountain range on Earth. They contain over 100 peaks that are over four and a half miles (seven kilometres) high and have jet stream winds blasting snow off them at up to 200 miles (322 kilometres) per hour.
The Himalayas are a snowcapped wonder of beauty, wildlife and mystery that supplies water to nearly half the world’s population.
Do you know:
Is Mount Everest the tallest mountain in the world?
How old are the Himalayan Mountains?
What are the highest peaks made of?
How many glaciers are there on the Himalayas?
What do the Sherpas use to keep warm?

Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.
Reading Level: 7.1

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940155158493
Publisher: LearningIsland.com
Publication date: 02/26/2018
Series: 14 Fun Facts
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 5 - 11 Years

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