Because it's there
ok, now I'm disappointed. While having a quick (ish) break, I was messing around with Google Earth, and zipping from seeing surfers in Hawaii, to Baghdad, to my nan's place in Wales etc. I was just tapping in the name to see if Google would just dash to right place, which it usually did.
I tried Everest however, hoping to get some nice mountain views, but instead got this;
Nobody on the peak unfortunately, but at least the weather's clear...