Nepal sets out to determine height of Mount Everest

08/3/2011 | Wall Street Journal, The · Wall Street Journal, The

Nepal is planning to measure the height of Mount Everest to prove it is taller than the 29,017 feet China claims. "It is very important to know the exact elevation of Earth's topographic features," said Juan José Valdés, the geographer and director of editorial and research for National Geographic Maps. "... Not only is it essential for aerial navigation, but many such features serve as benchmarks for the delineation of international boundaries."

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