Khumbu Glacier and Mount Everest Seen From Orbit

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Khumbu Glacier and Everest

In this image you can see that many southern-facing Himalayan glaciers--including Khumbu Glacier on Mount Everest--have debris on their lower slopes.

Read more here: Painted Glaciers.

NASA Landsat 8 image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon. Larger image

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