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“Everest”

Jun 7, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
Astronauts and satellites provide views of the top of the world from low-earth orbit.
Apr 25, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The 2007 climate report was wrong about Himalayan glaciers: They will not disappear soon, says a 2014 report. But what do we know that we didn't know then?
Apr 18, 2014 02:42 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The Khumbu Icefall is a chaotic jumble of house-sized ice boulders set with a hair trigger that must be traversed to climb the world's highest mountain.
Apr 17, 2014 10:11 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New research into the height of a very remote Andean plateau reveals just the latest surprise from the Earth's second-greatest mountain belt.
Apr 11, 2014 04:29 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New work shows how the highest mountain range in the world is not so much a tectonic train wreck as a shuffled pile of crumbly crustal dominoes.
Mar 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The oceans are a lot more uncharted than our maps would have us believe. New satellite technology can help fill in the seafloor gaps.
Mar 3, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
Climbers on Mount Everest will be forced to bring back 17.6 pounds of garbage.
May 29, 2013 08:37 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
On the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, a spectacular new website highlights the mountain's retreating glaciers. Continue reading →
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