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Everest in Two Billion Pixels

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If you do nothing else today, click on this:

image: David Breashears

David Breashears created this composite image in the spring of 2012 as part of Glacier Works’ effort to document the response of glaciers to a changing climate. Click on it to enter the rarefied air of the high Himalayas and to play a rousing game of “spot-the-climber”.

via; plus, NPR interviews Breashears

Alex Wild About the Author: Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books, and media outlets. Follow on Twitter @myrmecos.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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  1. 1. jeremiahosgo 4:30 pm 12/18/2012

    Holy shizuh! That’s a tent mega-city up there! I was glad, however, not to see too much garbage around…

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