Who doesn’t love imagery, particularly high-res 3D imagery! Here’s an awesome video showing the planned route of an expedition to the summit of Mt. Everest – 3D imagery video created using imagery from DigitalGlobe. Navigate through the breathtaking landscape of the Himalaya region. For the interactive 3D application go to http://www.everest.de.
See also details of the expedition at Elevation Outdoors Magazine
As the climbers make their way up the mountain, they will be tracked in real-time through Everest 3D, a first-of-its-kind project developed in partnership with 3D RealityMaps, DigitalGlobe, the German Aerospace Center and Peak Freaks.