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How much snow is on Mount Everest? Scientists climbed it to find out

Three people in red coats with backpacks climbing a slope of thick snow.

Researchers aiming to measure the snow depth on Mount Everest climb an ice wall at 7,208 metres. Credit: Wei Yang

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Nature 619, 675 (2023)



  1. Yang, W. et al. Cryosphere 17, 2625–2628 (2023).

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