Sir Ed Hillary was born on the 20th of July 1919 in Auckland.He died on the 11th of January 2008 in Auckland. Sir Ed Hillary had two children there names were June Hillary and Rex Hillary. Sir Ed Hillary`s wife name was Louise Mary Rose. They got married on the 3 of September 1953.Sir Edam Hillary climbed mount Everest when he was 33 years old.
facts on mount Everest and Sir Edmund Hillary .
Everest is 60 million years old.Everest is 29,035 feet or 8848 meters high.Everest was formed by the movement of the Indian tectonic plate pushing up and against the Asian plate. Mount Everest grows by about a quarter of an inch (0.25) every year.Sir Edmund Hillary was 6 feet 5 inches tall. he was a navigator with the New Zealand Royal Air Force during ww ll. He was Knighted by Queen Elizabeth ll after reaching the top of Mount Everest.Mount Everest is -28 C|F.Sir Edam Hillary climbed Mount Everest with Tenzing Norgay.