China and Nepal have different opinions on whether the height of Mount Everest should include its snowcap. Photo: AFP China and Nepal have different opinions on whether the height of Mount Everest should include its snowcap. Photo: AFP
China and Nepal have different opinions on whether the height of Mount Everest should include its snowcap. Photo: AFP

China denies changing height of Mount Everest, as row leaves Beijing, Kathmandu 12 feet apart

Rebuttal comes after Nepalese sherpa tells The New York Times that China adjusted its figures to win back climbers

Topic |   China Society
China and Nepal have different opinions on whether the height of Mount Everest should include its snowcap. Photo: AFP China and Nepal have different opinions on whether the height of Mount Everest should include its snowcap. Photo: AFP
China and Nepal have different opinions on whether the height of Mount Everest should include its snowcap. Photo: AFP
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