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  1. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    The unlikely pair of New Zealander beekeeper Edmund Hillary (33) and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay (39) set foot on the summit of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953
    Image by : Corbis
  2. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    A biplane reconnoitres the Himalayas
    Image by : Mary Evans Picture Library
  3. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    Animals too have a tough time on the slopes of Everest. Here, yaks avoid a crevasse on their way down East Rongbuk Glacier 
    Image by : Getty Images
  4. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    A member of a 1936 expedition tries to cross a crevasse
    Image by : Royal Geographical Society
  5. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    One of the most enduring mysteries of Everest is whether George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irvine reached the summit before disappearing in 1922. Mallory’s boot was found intact with his body in May 1999 
    Image by : Royal Geographical Society
  6. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    A view of the team that was part of a snowboarding expedition at Advanced Base Camp III 
    Image by : Getty Images
  7. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    In 2001, American Erik Weihenmayer (centre), blind since the age of 13, became the first blind person to scale Everest. He had to rely on his teammates who would shout out instructions and warnings to help him make his way up 
    Image by : Getty Images
  8. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    Tom Whittaker was the first disabled person—his right foot was amputated after an accident—to climb to Everest's summit. He described his ascent as a "climb of imagination, technology and human spirit" 
    Image by : Corbis
  9. A Photo Essay on Mount Everest

    By Forbes India Photo Team | May 27, 2013 | 4418 views
    Tenzing Norgay on the summit of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953 ( Photographs courtesy
    Roli Books, from the new book, Incredible Ascents to Everest by Sumathi Nagrath)
    Image by : Royal Geographical Society
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Kavita Rathod May 27, 2013
Really enjoyed reading the article to the extent I would like to preserve the copy. :)
Sachi Mohanty May 27, 2013
Majestic and awe-inspiring as always.
 
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