Chinese expedition team reaches Mt. Cho Oyu summit for scientific research

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Members of a Chinese expedition team set up an automatic weather station on Mount Cho Oyu, Oct. 1, 2023. A Chinese expedition team comprising 18 members reached the summit of Mount Cho Oyu, also known as Mt. Qowowuyag, at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday to carry out scientific research on the world's sixth-highest peak.This is the first time Chinese scientists have scaled a peak exceeding 8,000 meters in altitude apart from Mt. Qomolangma, the world's highest summit. Located on the China-Nepal border, Mt. Cho Oyu is the sixth-highest mountain in the world with an altitude of 8,201 meters. (Xinhua)

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