Monday, August 1, 2011

What’s A Few Feet?

Nepal is re-measuring Mt Everest again to find out who’s right about the altitude:


Nepal and China have been bickering for years about the height of Mount Everest, which soars from the countries' shared border. The Nepalese government long has chafed at China's estimate of 29,017 feet and instead claimed that Earth's highest point actually is 11 feet taller.”

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