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Everest View from Kala Patthar Southern Ridge, Nepal
Nepal

Taken from the Southern ridge of Kala Patthar, Mt Everest(8848m)- that distinct pyramid of brown granite too steep to hold much snow peeps behind the more awe-inspiring Lhotse(8516m) and Nuptse(7861m) in front. The entire Khumbu Glacier would come into view, another 50 m or so near the middle of the ridge from here.

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