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Mt Everest is 86 centimeters taller than previous height


Published on : 8 December, 2020 12:03 pm

Kathmandu : The height of Mt Everest has increased by 86 centimeters. Government of Nepal and China jointly announced the increase of height of Mt Everest today.

With this, the height of Mt Everest is now 8848.86 meters. Nepal for the first time measured the height of Mt Everest with its own means and resources.

Nepal measured the height of Mt Everest taking around two years. During the Nepal visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping last year, Nepal and China had made agreement to announce the height of Mt Everest jointly.

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