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Satellite Image of the Himalaya Mountain Range


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Himalaya Satellite Image Map

This is a Landsat GeoCover 2000 satellite image map of the Himalaya mountain range - the longest and tallest mountain range on Earth. The Himalayas form a 1500-mile arc through northeastern Pakistan, northern India, southern Tibet, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan. To the north is the high plateau of central Asia and to the south are the plains of central India. The Himalaya Mountain Range has nine of Earth's fourteen peaks over 8,000 meters high. The highest peak is Mount Everest at 8,850 m.

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