Who was the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest?

Who was the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest?

Junko Tabei may appear slight, almost fragile looking, but the Japanese mountaineer has a steely determination that helped her to become the first woman to reach Everest’s apex. In 1975, Tabei was chosen as one of 15 in the first all-female team to take on the mountain.

What type of cloud is a tornado formed in?

Most tornadoes form beneath the cumulonimbus clouds of thunderstorms, quite often the large, long-lasting thunderstorms called supercells. Cumulonimbus clouds can be very tall, having bases in the lower troposphere and strong updrafts that carry moisture into middle and upper levels of the troposphere.

What is the most streamed song of Spotify?

The accolade of ‘most streamed’ on Spotify currently belongs to Ed Sheeran whose song Shape of You has been streamed over 2 billion times at 2,040,850,222 times and counting.

What do you call a hockey jersey?

But in Canada, it was always called a sweater… Americans used jerseys when they were playing football; then, when they finally got around to playing hockey, they used the same name. Nowadays, most kids call sweaters jerseys.

What are all MLB umpires required to wear?

All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job in case their pants split.

What does HALO stand for in the military?

High-altitude military parachuting (or military free fall (MFF)) is a method of delivering personnel, equipment, and supplies from a transport aircraft at a high altitude via free-fall parachute insertion. Two techniques are used: HALO (high altitude – low opening) and HAHO (high altitude – high opening).

How is the Chief of Justice appointed?

Like the Associate Justices, the Chief Justice is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. There is no requirement that the Chief Justice serve as an Associate Justice, but 5 of the 17 Chief Justices have served on the Court as Associate Justices prior to becoming Chief Justice.

Why is it called Starbucks?

Originally the company was to be called Pequod, after a whaling ship from Moby-Dick, but this name was rejected by some of the co-founders. The company was instead named after the chief mate on the Pequod, Starbuck.