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Sep 3, 2020

Mount Everest visible from over 120 miles away due to decrease in pollution

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WOW! A reduction in air pollution means residents in Nepal can see Mount Everest from over 120 miles away for the first time in decades. https://bit.ly/3bPjlNt


An incredible photo shows Mount Everest visible for the first time in decades from the Nepalese city of Kathmandu.

A coronavirus lockdown-related reduction in air pollution has made the famous visible from the city 124 miles away, according to the Nepali Times. The photo was taken by Abhushan Gautam from the Kathmandu Valley on May 10.

Some 427 coronavirus cases have been diagnosed in Nepal, and COVID-19 has accounted for two deaths in the country, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

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