Pic: Nasa Earth Observatory.

Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, is a peak that is most often viewed from below. Far below. However, this nifty image from Nasa Earth Observatory gives us a new perspective on the 8,848 meter behemoth, showing it from above. Read more about this and view more amazing images from space at the Nasa Earth Observatory website.

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