Tue, 07 Jul 2020

A Chinese survey team reached the summit of Mount Qomolangma Wednesday, and remeasured the height of the world's highest peak. Here is a selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua on the event.

Members of a Chinese surveying team head for the summit of Mt. Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Tashi Tsering)

Members of a Chinese surveying team head for the summit of Mt. Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Tashi Tsering)

Members of a Chinese surveying team head for the summit of Mt. Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Penpa)

Wang Yongfeng (R), vice director of the mountaineering administrative center of the General Administration of Sport, speaks to surveying team members at the altitude of 8,300 meters, from the Mount Qomolangma base camp in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

A member of a Chinese surveying team heads for the summit of Mt. Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Tashi Tsering)

Members of a Chinese surveying team reach the summit of Mt. Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Tashi Tsering)

Members of a Chinese surveying team reach the summit of Mt. Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Penpa)

Chinese surveyors conduct surveying atop Mount Qomolangma in this photo taken with an ultra-telephoto lens on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Staff members celebrate the summiting of Mount Qomolangma by a Chinese surveying team at the Mount Qomolangma base camp in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Staff members celebrate the summiting of Mount Qomolangma by a Chinese surveying team at the Mount Qomolangma base camp in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Staff members gather at a command center at the Mount Qomolangma base camp in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)

A Chinese surveyor conducts surveying atop Mount Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Tashi Tsering)

A Chinese surveyor conducts surveying atop Mount Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Tashi Tsering)

Chinese surveyors pose for a group photo atop Mount Qomolangma on May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Tashi Tsering)



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