Dec 16, 2010

Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World | Dec. 16, 2010

picture of the day Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World | Dec. 16, 2010

SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD

view from top summit of mount everest Picture of the Day: Sitting on Top of the World | Dec. 16, 2010
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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