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Top of the World

April 19, 2011
Mt. Everest and nearby Mt. Makalu stand out in this oblique photograph of the Tibetan Plateau taken from the International Space Station in 2004.

It might look like a photo taken from an airplane, until one remembers the summits are at the height typically flown by commercial jets.

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