Mt. Kailash, Tibet
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Mt. Kailash, Tibet (160,471 bytes) ( 1,408 x 905 )
Mt. Kailash is a peak in the Kailas Range in Tibet. It lies near the source of some of the longest Asian rivers: the Brahmaputra, the Sutlej and the Karnali. It is considered sacred in four religions: Bon, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Janism. Every year thousands of pilgrims make a pilgrimage to the mountain, where they circumambulate Mount Kailash on foot, a distance of 52 km. The image was acquired January 20, 2003, and is located at 31.1 degrees north, 81.3 degrees east.
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NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team