NEPAL Everest Region -- View from Gokyo Ri (Gokyo Peak) showing the summit of Mount Everest (8848m) from the west. The northern slope of Mount Everest is located in Tibet, which is currently occupied by the Chinese.
NEPAL Everest Region -- View from Gokyo Ri (Gokyo Peak) showing the summit of Mount Everest (8848m) from the west. The northern slope of Mount Everest is located in Tibet, which is currently occupied by the Chinese. In spring 2008 a Chinese team will summit the mountain and contrversially light the Olymic Torch to begin the tradtional run to the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China, which are to be held in 2008. Controversially, the torch begins it's journey from this summit and goes through Chinese-occupied Tibet and the disputed island of Taiwan, as well as China itself. In Tibetan, the mountain is called Chomolunga - Goddess Mother of the World -- Picture by Jon Mitchell / Lightroom Photos
Image ID: OS1875_P0348
Author: © TopFoto / Jon Mitchell
© TopFoto / Jon Mitchell
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