Together with the BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite receivers, 3D interactive virtual reality, an airborne gravimeter, snow-depth radar and other instruments, it will measure the exact height of Everest.
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A group of eight researchers from China just summited the mountain with the sole mission of getting the most accurate measurement to date of the world’s tallest peak
The four members of the Mt. Siguniang expedition learned a lot of lessons during their “trip,” but forged lifelong friendships nonetheless.
This is a remarkable achievement against considerable odds when considering the total absence of experience in international competition
Relief floods my body but it’s also an anti-climax. I’ve definitely reached a new level, but I seem to have adjusted to it already. In the end it’s just another climb, a valuable experience but just a small step on the never-ending ladder of improvement.
For a change of scenery, I set out on a solo trip to Yunnan, the Chinese province that shares borders with Myanmar, Tibet, Sichuan, Laos, and Vietnam.