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The Great Trigonometrical Survey and the World's Tallest Peak

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In 1802, the East India Company began a survey of of the Indian Subcontinent. Among its many accomplishments, it determined the height of the world's tallest peak. The History Guy remembers the forgotten history of Mount Everest. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As images of actual events are sometimes not available, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration. All events are portrayed in historical context and for educational purposes. No images or content are primarily intended to shock and disgust....
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