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Everest even taller after China and Nepal settle long-running debate over world’s highest mountain

Nepal

Everest grows by almost a metre after China and Nepal settle a long-running debate

  • Twin surveys by the Himalayan neighbours conclude that world’s highest peak is 8,848.86 metres tall – some 86cm more than the earliest highest estimate
  • Announcement hailed as a symbol of closer ties between the two as Nepal moves away from reliance on India

Topic |   Nepal

01:58

Everest even taller after China and Nepal settle long-running debate over world’s highest mountain

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