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The Himalayan mountain range with Mount Everest as seen from the International Space Station looking south-south-east over the Tibetan Plateau. Four of the world's fourteen eight-thousanders, mountains higher than 8000 metres, can be seen, Makalu (8462 m), Everest (8850 m), Lhotse (8516 m) and Cho Oyu (8201 m). The South Col Route is Mount Everest's most often used climbing route.


This image is a modified version of this NASA Image. Annotations have been added by Janderk Jan Derk. If anyone finds errors please leave a note in the discussions area of this page.
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