Webcam to zoom Everest around globe
With the installation of a webcam atop Kala Patthar on May 17, people around the world can view high resolution images of Mount Everest (Sagarmatha), thanks to EvK2Cnr, which installed the Mobotix webcam in collaboration with Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) and the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.
A statement issued by EvK2Cnr, the installation was part of the 2011 Share Everest expedition.
The webcam, installed by EvK2Cnr’s Italian and Nepali technicians will be active only during daylight, almost between 6 am and 18 pm.
The statement said the Mobotix is the “highest webcam” in the world.
-The Kathmandu Post