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Andy climbing the head wall of Island Peak / Imja Tse
© Mark123, Oct 2010
Camera used: Olympus u9000,S9000
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Island Peak 6,189m / 20,400ft stands at the head of the Imja Khola (river), a tributary of the Khumbu Valley that leads to Mt Everest. It was named by Eric Shipton in 1952 and was climbed the following year by Evans, Gregory, Wylie and Tenzing Norgay who were testing oxygen apparatus for the 1953 ascent of Everest.
Mark123 - 26/Jan/14
stonking shot.
mac fae stirling - 26/Jan/14
Thanks Mac fae Stirling. Your gallery and photos are stunning! - good of you to comment on my picture.
Mark123 - 27/Jan/14
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