Mount Everest In Two Billion Pixels

If you do nothing else today, click on this:

mt everest

[credit provider=”David Breashears” url=”http://www.glacierworks.org/the-glaciers/pumori-spring-2012/”]

David Breashears created this composite image in the spring of 2012 as part of Glacier Works’ effort to document the response of glaciers to a changing climate.

Click on it to enter the rarefied air of the high Himalayas and to play a rousing game of “spot-the-climber”.

via Glacierworks.org; plus, NPR interviews Breashears

This story was originally published by Scientific American. Reprinted with permission.