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Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Apr 25, – There were reports of devastation in outlying, isolated mountainous areas after the midday quake of magnitude 7.9, Nepal’s worst in 81 years, centered 50 miles (80 km) east of the second city, Pokhara. A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling a […]

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Climbers suggest records wrong on top Myanmar peak

Climbers suggest records wrong on top Myanmar peak

Nov 20, – A U.S.-Myanmar mountaineering team trekked through jungles crawling with cobras, made a brief, illegal detour through Chinese-controlled Tibet and survived a terrifying 600-foot drop into a crevice on their way to the top of what has long been thought to be the country’s second-highest peak, Mount Gamlang. Myanmar may have a new […]

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