The Chinese survey team reaches the summit of Mount Everest on Wednesday after a nine-hour climb. Photo: Xinhua The Chinese survey team reaches the summit of Mount Everest on Wednesday after a nine-hour climb. Photo: Xinhua
The Chinese survey team reaches the summit of Mount Everest on Wednesday after a nine-hour climb. Photo: Xinhua
Nepal

Chinese surveyors reach summit of Mount Everest to remeasure its height

  • Eight-member team may be the only people to get to the top this year after climbing season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • They are conducting a comprehensive scientific survey of the mountain, which may have been shrunk by the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

Topic |   Nepal
The Chinese survey team reaches the summit of Mount Everest on Wednesday after a nine-hour climb. Photo: Xinhua The Chinese survey team reaches the summit of Mount Everest on Wednesday after a nine-hour climb. Photo: Xinhua
The Chinese survey team reaches the summit of Mount Everest on Wednesday after a nine-hour climb. Photo: Xinhua
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