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Trying to Breathe on Mount Everest

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At high altitudes, Earth's atmosphere is much thinner than it is at sea level. Mountain climbers trying to reach the highest peaks have ...

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NOVA: "Everest: The Death Zone"

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Adapted from NOVA: "Everest: The Death Zone." A NOVA Production in association with Channel 4 and Sveriges Television.


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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale


Funder: National Science Foundation-grayscale


Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale