Incredible interactive two BILLION pixel image of Mount Everest

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It is an astonishing image that shows the beauty and majesty of the Himalaya region. A climber and filmmaker has created the stunning mosaic of images to show the effect of climate change on the the area surrounding Mount Everest. The 477 individual images that make up the gigapixel image of the Khumbu glacier were captured by David Breashears during the spring of 2012, from the Pumori viewpoint near Mount Everest. Use your mouse to navigate around the image below, and click on the hand under the green boxes to jump to key areas (please note, this requires Flash so will not work on iPads or iPhones)