PHOTOS Mt. Qomolangma remeasuring team expected to reach summit on May 22

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Mt. Qomolangma remeasuring team expected to reach summit on May 22

Xinhua

13:31, May 17, 2020

A team of Chinese remeasuring surveyors left the base camp at Mount Qomolangma for a higher spot on its journey to the peak at 2 p.m. Saturday after they had earlier returned there due to bad weather. (Photos: Xinhua)

The team is expected to reach the summit on May 22 if weather conditions permit, said Wang Yongfeng, deputy director of the mountaineering administrative center of the General Administration of Sport.

Chinese surveyors hike toward a higher spot from the base camp at Mount Qomolangma at an altitude of 5,200 meters in this aerial photo taken on May 16, 2020.

Chinese surveyors set out toward a higher spot from the base camp at Mount Qomolangma at an altitude of 5,200 meters on May 16, 2020.

Chinese surveyors set out toward a higher spot from the base camp at Mount Qomolangma at an altitude of 5,200 meters on May 16, 2020.

Chinese surveyors set out toward a higher spot from the base camp at Mount Qomolangma at an altitude of 5,200 meters on May 16, 2020.

Chinese surveyors set out toward a higher spot from the base camp at Mount Qomolangma at an altitude of 5,200 meters on May 16, 2020.

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