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Nepal to measure Mount Everest to settle debate over tallest peak’s height

Nepal will measure Mount Everest to settle a contention over the height of the world’s tallest peak, after a few evaluations recommended it turned into somewhat shorter in the wake of a tremor two years back.

The Himalayan nation, home to Mount Everest and half of the world’s 14 most noteworthy mountains, has never measured the crest alone and utilizes its snow tallness of 8,848 meters that was measured by the Survey of India in 1954.

Numerous Western climbers utilize the stature of 8,850 meters decided in 1999 by the National Geographic Society and Boston’s Museum of Science, in a study that utilized satellite-based innovation to quantify the pinnacle.

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