Everest sits on the border of China and Nepal, and for as long as anyone can remember, the two nations have debated the official height of the mountain. China believes the height of the rock is all that matters, but Nepal takes into account snow height as well. The practical could argue that rock height is truly all that matters, but if you think about it, the snow is always there. The snow is very much a permanent part of Everest. Despite what you believe, one thing is for certain: the mountain is growing. Indian ground is pushing itself under both China and Nepal, which is pushing the mountain to new heights. Know more.