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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: Hope summiting 2020 at 29,032 feet


Last updated 12/11/2020 at 10:31am

In a time when American politics has been all about dueling realities, you’ll be happy — in a misery-loves-company kind of way — to know that it’s not just us.

Nepal and China have been arguing since 2005 about the actual height of Mount Everest, which sits on the border between Nepal and Tibet, which is an autonomous region of China (basically, China’s Canada).

Here’s the beef, the highest point of the of Mount Everest is the marker for the border between Nepal and Tibet, and for years the height of the summit, agreed to be highest peak in the world, has been 29,029 feet.


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