Sir George Everest
Sir George Everest was the Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843. During his tenure, he oversaw the surveying of the Himalayan region, including the measurement of the height of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. The Great Trigonometric Survey, as it came to be known, was a remarkable achievement in the field of geodesy and cartography.
We are delighted to share with you the story of Sir George Everest, the man behind the Great Trigonometric Survey, and the inspiration behind our Knock George Camp at Campground in Uttarakhand.
Sir George Everest’s legacy lives on, and we are proud to honor his memory by naming our camp after him. The Knock George Camp is a tribute to his tireless efforts and unwavering dedication to the field of surveying. It is also a reflection of the natural beauty and magnificence of the Himalayan region that he so meticulously mapped and measured.
At Knock George Camp, we offer visitors a chance to experience the breathtaking beauty of Uttarakhand’s natural surroundings. Our camp is situated amidst the scenic landscapes of the Himalayas, offering a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Visitors can indulge in various activities such as trekking, camping, rock climbing, and bird watching. They can also relax in the midst of nature, enjoying the fresh mountain air and stunning views.
Sir George Everest’s contribution to the field of surveying and cartography is immeasurable, and we are proud to honor his memory through our Knock George Camp. We hope that visitors will come to appreciate the natural beauty of this region and be inspired by the legacy of Sir George Everest.
Welcome to Knock George Camp!