A Panoramic View of Mt Everest

Posted by M ws On Sunday, December 4, 2011 2 comments
Something interesting to share!

This is really breathtaking, but make sure you click the icon on the right hand side to get the full screen.

Here's a spectacular view from Mount Everest !

This full screen panorama was published in connection with the 50 year anniversary in May 2003, in honor of the first two men who reached the top of Everest 50 years ago on May 29,1953. The top of Mount Everest was reached for the first time by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.

Since then 1,200-1,500 have climbed to the top. Nobody knows the exact number. More than 140 climbers have died on the way.

On May 24,1989 the Australian photographer and mountaineer, Roderick Mackenzie, reached the summit. He was no 271 since 1953. He made, as far as I know, the only 360 degree panorama from the top.

Roderick Mackenzie made the image at the top of Mount Everest on May 24 1989. Below , in his own words,are his feelings of the event.

THE VIEW FROM MOUNT EVEREST:
360 DEGREES.
BREATHTAKING !
SPECTACULAR !

CLICK HERE

NB : When you see the panorama, click the icon on the top right corner to make the image full-screen !

2 comments to A Panoramic View of Mt Everest

  1. says:

    walla Thanks for this.

    And see you up there.

    :P

  1. says:

    masterwordsmith Wow!! Great comment! Yes, see you there!! :-)

    Cheers

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