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Everest was below 4 meters

October 9 2005

The highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest, was somewhat lower than previously thought.

It is learned Chinese scholars who carried the measurement of height of the mountain.

As it turned out, the height of Everest is 8844.43 meters, 3.7 meters lower than the results of previous measurements, which took place 30 years ago.

Everest is located on the border between China and Nepal on the mountain come to admire a lot of tourists and mountaineers from around the world are scrambling to it.

Tourism and mountaineering business is a source of income for China and for Nepal, said

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