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- About.com The 8,000 Meter Peaks. The World’s Highest Mountains. Accessed October 25, 2013.
- Dech, S., Messner, R., Glaser, R. and Martin, R. (2005) Mountains from Space (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.)
- Economist (2012, May 29) Stairway to Heaven. Accessed October 25, 2013.
- Gizmodo (2011, February 2) The Open Graveyard on Mt. Everest’s “Death Zone.”" Accessed October 25, 2013.
- GlacierWorks (2013) Everest Tour.
- Jurgalski, E. (2013) The 8000ers. Accessed October 9, 2013.
- Messner, R. (1999) All 14 Eight-Thousanders (Seattle: The Mountaineers)
- Peakbagger (2013) 8,000 meter peaks. Accessed October 9, 2013.
- Sale, R. and Cleare, J. (2000) Climbing the World’s 14 Highest Mountains (Seattle: The Mountaineers)
- Sale, R., Jurgalski, E., and Rodway, G. (2012) On Top of the World: The New Millennium (Gloucestershire: Snowfinch Publishing)
- Searle, M. (2013) Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet (New York: Oxford University Press)
- U.S. Geological Survey
The Himalayas: Two continents collide. Accessed November 27, 2013.
- Weather Underground (2011, May 21) Extreme Weather of the Summit of Mt. Everest. Accessed October 9, 2013.