Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World | Dec. 16, 2010
SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD
Photograph by Barry C. Bishop
Photographer’s description: Not many people have had the opportunity to look down on the peaks of the Himalaya, but this 1963 picture from photographer Barry Bishop gave proof that Americans had finally reached the summit of Mount Everest. Bishop’s teammates became the first Americans to summit Everest on May 1, 1963.
via National Geographic
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