A Chinese team is preparing to determine the exact height of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP A Chinese team is preparing to determine the exact height of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP
A Chinese team is preparing to determine the exact height of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP

China launches mission to determine height of Mount Everest once and for all

  • Project will examine whether earthquake and changing wind speeds have affected peak’s snowcap
  • Survey team hoping the BeiDou satellite navigation system and other Chinese technology can help them find the answer

Topic |   Nepal
A Chinese team is preparing to determine the exact height of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP A Chinese team is preparing to determine the exact height of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP
A Chinese team is preparing to determine the exact height of Mount Everest. Photo: AFP
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