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Doubt over Everest's true height spurs fresh expedition -

IT'S the highest peak in the world, but it might not be as tall as we think. So scientists are taking a tape measure to it. AFPJanuary 25, 20174:42pm. Scientists believe an earthquake has left the highest peak a little shorter.Source:Supplied ...and more »

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

Scientists announce expedition to test theory that Nepalese earthquake took an inch off the world's highest mountain. Michael Safi in Delhi. @safimichael. Tue 24 Jan 2017 10.14 EST Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 01.54 EST. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

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

Who's ready to break out the 6-mile-long measuring tape? Scientists in India are prepping for an expedition to measure the height of Mount Everest, to determine whether a massive 2015 earthquake in Nepal really shrank the world's tallest peak.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 »

Mount Everest May Have Suddenly Changed Height - IFLScience

We're not sure yet, but Mount Everest may have shrunk a little – or grown a little – and both Nepalese and Indian authorities are investigating. According to Surveyor-General Swarna Subba Rao, India's central mapping agency will send an expedition to ...and more »

Has Mt Everest shrunk after Nepal quake? Survey of India to find out - Times of 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 Shrink After Earthquake in Nepal? - Laboratory Equipment

An expedition team from India is being sent to re-measure the height of Mount Everest to determine if an earthquake in 2015 caused the giant peak to shrink. A massive, 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal in April 2015, killing nearly 9,000 and injuring ...and more »

Is Mount Everest shrinking? Survey of India to 're-measure' peak's height - Hindustan Times

The Survey of India would soon “re-measure” the height of Mount Everest to clarify 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 »

India to send an expedition to remeasure the world's tallest mountain - Mashable

Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain, might have shrunk after a devastating earthquake in the region two years ago, believe some scientists. India is sending an expedition to "remeasure" the mountain, PTI reported. SEE ALSO: This unbelievable ...and more »