National Geographic Mount Everest Pictures
National Geographic always showcase stunning photographs are here are some of our favorites which also make great desktop wallpapers.
Not many people have had the opportunity to look down on the peaks of the Himalaya, but this 1963 picture from photographer Barry Bishop gave proof that Americans had finally reached the summit of Mount Everest. Bishop's teammates became the first Americans to summit Everest on May 1, 1963.
Himalayan peaks tower behind a cabin in Nepal. The Sherpa are the predominant ethnic group in this area, and their livelihood has come to depend on the tens of thousands of tourists who visit the Himalaya each year.