Google Maps at the top of the world

Updated 4:52 PM ET, Tue March 19, 2013
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Google Maps has posted panoramic visual tours of the world's highest mountains. This one is Aconcagua, Argentina, which at 22,837 feet is the highest peak in both the Western and Southern hemispheres. From Google Maps
On Kala Patthar, an 18,192-foot peak near Mount Everest in Nepal. from Google Maps
Casa de Piedra is a base camp from which climbers make for the summit of Aconcagua, Argentina. from Google Maps
Mudslide Bridge crosses a chasm along the trekking route from Lukla to Namche Bazaar near Mount Everest in Nepal. It's been wiped out by mudslides several times. from Google Maps
Expeditions to the summit of Mount Elbrus, a 18,510-foot peak in Russia's Caucasus Mountains, can take shelter in these huts. from Google Maps
Most expeditions to the highest point on earth, 29,029 feet above sea level, are staged at Everest Base Camp. from Google Maps
Namche Bazaar in Nepal is the gateway to the high Himalayas and a popular town for adventurers looking to outfit expeditions. from Google Maps
A resting spot along the popular Lemosho Trail, which many mountaineers use to climb Tanzania's 19,341-foot Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa. from Google Maps