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Nomad:

A person who adopts a lifestyle based essentially on constant movement in search of sustenance, especially for grazing animals. Most nomads wander within defined areas, often using regular routes.

Non-renewable resources:

Non-renewable resources are those that are limited in supply and take hundreds or thousands of years to re-form. Therefore, the supply of these goods will run out before these materials re-form. Examples of non-renewable resources are oil and coal.

Norgay, Tenzing (1914 -1986):

Tenzing Norgay was a Nepalese Sherpa. Tenzing and Edmund Hillary became the first people to climb Mount Everest when they reached the summit on 29th May 1953. He was selected for this expedition because he had been a valued member of previous attempts on Everest. Tenzing Norgay became famous after conquering Everest and was an ambassador of the Nepalese and Sherpa peoples.

Nunatak:

A mountain peak that protrudes above an ice sheet.