Everest: The Hillary Step is (or was) just 100 metres below the summit.
Reports claim the feature has vanished – but then mountains are always changing shape.
An Indian coalmine worker walks along the Stilwell Road after a day’s work in Ledo town, at the Indian-Burmese border.
The Pangsau Pass between Burma and India illustrates the complex issue of borders in the region.
A crack in a road near Kathmandu caused by the earthquake.
The earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday was caused by the same forces that built the Himalayas, and science is helping predict where the next quake might strike.
People free a man from the rubble of a destroyed building.
Seismic activity and poor buildings have come together again with fatal consequences.
Having fun at 5,000m.
There aren’t many animals high up in the Himalayas, but the odd bird passes by. Each year bar-headed geese (Anser indicus) travel from their breeding grounds in China and Mongolia to spend winter in the…
Research in the Himalayas has investigated how flowers evolved distinctive bee-friendly colours to attract pollinators. This…