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Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest),Tibet

Updated: May 8, 2019 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest)

(珠穆朗玛峰 zhū mù lǎng mǎ fēng)

Qomolangma[Photo/VCG]

Qomolangma is the main peak of the Himalayas, also the highest peak in the world. Located on the border between the People's Republic of China and Nepal, the mount, with its northern slope in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in China, southern slope in Nepal, and summit point in China, is third among all the five peaks.

Qomolangma is the highest mountain above sea level in the world. According to the Chinese State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping in 2005, the rock height was 8844.43 meters, while in Nepal, the snow height was 8848 meters. In 2010, the two countries officially recognized each other's data. In addition to being the highest mountain, it is also the fifth-highest distance to the center of the earth. It is the main peak in the Himalayas.

 

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