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Practical Exercise 10: FEET FIRMLY ON THE EARTH...

A mountain climber climbed the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest, with an altitude of 8848 m above sea level. m. If we considered the Earth as a perfect sphere, except for the place where Mount Everest lies, how much of the Earth’s surface would the mountain climber see? ahe radius of the Earth equals R = 6 378 km.


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