Skip to comments.China sends survey Team to Everest After Season Canceled
Posted on 05/01/2020 1:28:29 AM PDT by nickcarraway
China sent scientists to climb Mount Everest while the worlds highest peak is empty of commercial climbers because of the coronavirus pandemic.
China and Nepal canceled spring climbing on their sides of the mountain to prevent infections from spreading as expedition teams traveled to the region and lived for weeks in tightly packed camps at high altitudes with little access to emergency medical help.
The official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday a 53-member team from the Ministry of National Resources has been conducting preliminary scientific work since early March and survey work on the mountain is due to begin this month. Chinas network of Beidou satellites, a rival to Americas Global Positioning System, will be used in a survey to determine the mountains current height and natural resources, along with other domestically developed surveying technology, Xinhua quoted a ministry team leader, Li Guopeng, as saying.
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I hope an avalanche wipes them out. Suck it China
I expect some kind of installation of something that they think will give them an advantage over Mankind, or they intend to give Everest a new more appropriate elevation in line with the rising sea levels.
Perhaps they heard there was a sale on corn...
Are they looking to claim Everest all for China?
“I expect some kind of installation...”
I was gonna say...
Missle launcher maybe?
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