First coronavirus-era Chinese expedition measures Everest

First coronavirus-era Chinese expedition measures Everest

Channel NewsAsia - Asia·2020-05-27 15:33

BEIJING: A group of Chinese surveyors on Wednesday (May 27) became the first team this year to summit Mount Everest, where they will try to pinpoint the height of the world's tallest peak using satellite technology.

The state-backed expedition is the first this year to reach the top of the mountain after China and Nepal in March suspended the busy spring climbing season due to coronavirus fears. It remains suspended.

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