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Nepal expedition to remeasure the height of Mount Everest

Nepal’s Survey Department has commissioned a team of surveyors climbers to remeasure the height of Mount Everest to quash persistent speculation that the world’s tallest mountain has shrunk. Mount Everest lies on the Himalayan range straddling the border of Nepal and China. Its official height is 8,848 metres which was first recorded in 1954 by ..

Nepal sends a team of experts to re-measure height of Mount Everest

The Nepal government has recently sent a 4-member team of experts to re-measure the height of Mount Everest. Chief Survey Officer Khim Lal Gautam and Survey Officer Rabin Karki will ascend Mount Everest. After reaching the summit, they will use a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) that will send readings about its height to their ..

Mt Everest Glaciers melting: Reveals British climbers bodies

According to BBC, the melting glaciers of Mt Everest are revealing the bodies of dead climbers. The report says that global warming is playing its role. The mountain has claimed the lives of almost 300 climbers since 1921. So far around 10 bodies have been recoverd from the melting ice. The number of climbers to ..

Shivangi Pathak becomes India’s youngest women to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side

Shivangi Pathak (16) has become the India’s youngest women to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side. Born in Hisar of Haryana, Shivangi climbed Mt Everest to spread the message that women could overcome any obstacle to achieve their goals.