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Celebrating 60 years of Qomolangma's conquest

A photo of Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest in the West, on May 19, 2013. Qomolangma is the Earth's highest mountain, with a height of 8,844 meters. It is located in the main peak of the Himalayas and the international border between China and Nepal runs across the precise summit point. Thousands of mountaineers have reached the top of the world in the past 60 years, engaged in stretching themselves to the limit under hard natural conditions and accomplishing their mountain dream. [Photo/Xinhua]

Celebrating 60 years of Qomolangma's conquest

Nepali Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary gave an interview at the foot of  Qomolangma on June 6, 1953. They became the first climbers to reach the summit of Qomolangma, sixty years ago on May 29, 1953. [Photo/Xinhua]

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