More and more corpses have started to show up on the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest, as the mountain glaciers melt.
This writes the british media, the BBC.
- because of the global warming melts ice and glaciers rapidly. Corpses that have been buried over many years, is starting to emerge, says Ang Tshering Sherpa, former president of the Nepal Bjergbestigerforening.
About 300 people have lost their lives on Mount Everest since the first attempt to climb the 8848 meter high mountain.
Two-thirds of the bodies believed to be buried under the mountain of snow and ice.
An unnamed government, who has worked on Mount Everest for many years, confirms to the BBC the growing number of visible corpses on the mountain.
- I have salvaged about ten equals the most recent years from the various places on Mount Everest. That show clearly more and more until now, he says.
According to experts, it costs between 40.000 and 80.000 dollars to remove a corpse from the mountain. Among the climbers there are also many different views as to what should happen if you lose a life on a mountain.
- Many climbers would like to be left on the mountains, and if they die, the respected mountaineer Alan Arnette for the BBC.
Through the years, equal has also worked as a guide on Mount Everest.
One of them is called 'Green Boots'. It refers to an indian climber who died during a rock. His green boots is still sitting on the feet, and they point towards the route to the top of Mount Everest.
Several studies have shown that the glaciers in the area around Mount Everest and in the rest of the Himalayas are melting rapidly and become thinner.
at The same time, some of the meltwater lakes, which one must pass to reach to the top, growing in size.