Some of the world's tallest mountains are in the Himalayas • Earth.com

Last update: November 17th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features the Himalayan mountains in a photograph taken by an astronaut onboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Many of the world’s tallest peaks are found in the Himalayas. Mt. Everest, which rises to 29,035 feet, is the tallest mountain in the world above sea level.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

 

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