The beauty and greatness of the Himalayas has left people wonderstruck since ancient times and it is also known as the abode of the gods. It is easy to understand why many people from all over the globe throng our country to climb the great peaks. There are many great personalities from our own country, who have scaled the treacherous peaks numerous times for the love of adventure.
Series of before and after taken panaromic images from the Himalayas show the reduction in the amount of ice in the Himalayas. The first set of photos (black and white) were taken in 1956 by Fritx Muller and the second recent set of photos were taken by American mountain geographer Alton Byers. The two set … Continue reading 50 years of climate change in the Himalayas