Climate-change scientists are to travel to the Himalayas in a bid to become the first team to successfully drill through the world's highest glacier.
The Aberystwyth University-led group will use a drill adapted from a car wash to cut into the Khumbu glacier in the foothills of Everest.
They will work at an altitude of 5,000m (16,400ft), in the hope of finding out how climate change affects Khumbu.
Project leader Prof Bryn Hubbard said there will be "particular challenges".
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