India perebiraet Everest

The government of India wants to make measurements of the height of mount Everest (Chomolungma) in connection with the fact that, according to scientists, the mountain could be below the earthquake in Nepal in 2015. It is reported by BBC Russian.

«An expedition to the world’s highest mountain will send two months», — said the Chairman of the government Commission of Subba Swarna RAO.

As expected, the measurements of the height will need about a month, two weeks will be spent on the calculations.

Previously, scientists reported that, according to the data obtained during the satellite imagery, the height of mount Everest in the earthquake of 2015 decreased by a few centimeters.

According to the preliminary measurements that were carried out in 1955 the height of Everest is 8 848 meters.

Earthquake of magnitude 7.8 occurred in Nepal in April 2015, and claimed the lives of more than eight thousand people.

India perebiraet Everest 25.01.2017

Январь 25th, 2017 by
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