Thursday, May 28, 2020
A team of Chinese surveyors have scaled Mount Everest, becoming the only climbers to summit the world's highest peak during the coronavirus pandemic. Chinese media report the team is there to re-measure the height of Everest, which is on the border with Nepal. Until now China has put the height at 4m lower than Nepal does. The huge 2015 earthquake may also have had an impact.
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