Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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Measurement team members conduct leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 18, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)

Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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Measurement team members conduct leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 18, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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A measurement team member conducts leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 4, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Photo by Yang Ming/Xinhua)

Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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Measurement team members conduct leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 18, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)

Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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Measurement team members conduct leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 18, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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Measurement team members conduct leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 18, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)

Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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A measurement team member conducts leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, May 4, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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A measurement team member conducts leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 18, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Chinese surveyors conduct leveling for remeasuring Mt. Qomolangma

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Measurement team members prepare to conduct leveling at Tingri County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 18, 2020. China has initiated a new round of measurement on the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world`s highest peak. A total of 53 members from the Ministry of Natural Resources have conducted preliminary leveling, gravity, global navigation satellite system and astronomical surveys since March 2. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)