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In this May 27 photo, members of a Chinese surveying team head for the summit of Mount Everest, also known locally as Mt. Qomolangma.(AP file)

It’s 8,848.86 metres: China, Nepal jointly announce new height for Mount Everest

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Nepal until now had recognised the height of the mountain as 8,848 metres as measured by the Survey of India in 1954.
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