Everest Region, Nepal and China

Everest Region, Nepal and China
  • Credit:

    NASA Landsat 8 image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon.
Many southern-facing Himalayan glaciers—including Khumbu Glacier on Mount Everest—have debris on their lower slopes. Read more here: Painted Glaciers.

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  • Data Date:

    May 3, 2013
  • Visualization Date:

    July 9, 2013
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 8 - OLI
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