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Mount Everest is higher than you thought

In the 19th century, Sir George Everest, the former surveyor general of the British-India Survey Office, and his team measured the world’s highest Himalayan peak at 8,840.07 meters, or 29,002.85 feet. Since then India, China, the United States, Italy and Denmark have put forth their own measurements on famed Mount Everest. Nepal has rejected them […]