Mt. Everest to be remeasured by Survey of India - The Hindu

The Survey of India would soon “remeasure” the height of Mount Everest to verify doubts expressed over it in some sections of the scientific community following the major earthquake in Nepal two years ago and to help scientific studies, Surveyor ...and more »

Indian officials plan to measure Mt Everest to prove earthquake theory wrong - New Zealand Herald

The Indian government's mapping organisation Survey of India will send an expedition to the world's tallest peak later this year. Photo / 123RF. The Indian government plans to measure the height of Mount Everest to put to rest speculation that a ...and more »

This expedition is trying to find out if the tallest mountain in the world shrank - The Verge

Exactly how tall is Mount Everest? That's what scientists in India are trying to figure out. This week, India's surveyor general announced that the government is going to remeasure Mount Everest, in a bid to determine whether the world's tallest peak ...and more »

Doubt over Everest's true height spurs fresh expedition - Phys.Org

Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world's tallest peak. India's top surveyor said Tuesday a team of scientists would be sent to neighbouring Nepal ...and more »

India to send surveyors to find out whether Everest has shrunk - The Guardian

The precise height of Everest has been the subject of some controversy. Photograph: Hans Edinger/AP. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on Pinterest · Share on Google+ · Share ...and more »

Has Mount Everest Really Shrunk? India Is Going To Check: Foreign Media - NDTV

According to India's surveyor-general, a school of thought has grown that Earth's highest peak, Mount Everest, has shrunk. "We are sending an expedition to Mount Everest," said the official, Swarna Subba Rao, on the sidelines of the Geospatial World ...and more »

Has Mount Everest Shrunk After The Devastating Earthquake In Nepal? Survey of India To Soon Find Out - Huffington Post India

HYDERABAD -- The height of Mount Everest will soon be "re-measured" by the Survey of India to determine whether the world's tallest peak has really shrunk following a devastating earthquake in Nepal two years ago. An expedition from the Survey of India ...and more »

Did Mount Everest Really Shrink? Scientists Measure Peak Again - Live Science

Mount Everest in Nepal is the world's tallest peak, reaching a height of 29,029 feet (8,848 meters). Credit: Daniel Prudek/ Who's ready to break out the 6-mile-long measuring tape? Scientists in India are prepping for an expedition to ...and more »

Did Mount Everest really shrink? Taking a second look - The Weather Network

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 9:24 AM - Aside from killing thousands of people, the Magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 made headlines for another reason: After the shaking stopped, some measurements suggested Mount Everest had shrunk ...and more »

Scientists Suspect 2015 Earthquake Caused Mount Everest To Shrink - Forbes

Scientists believe the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest, may have shrunk due to the recent 2015 earthquake in Nepal. This has kicked off an effort to reach the peak of Mount Everest to determine just how tall the world's highest mountain sits.and more »