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The Hump

William Vandivert1944-04

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Aerial view of the mighty Himalayas over the Hump where the mountain spurs plummet down fr. 20,000 ft. to the narrow ribbon of the Mekong River where Amer. pilots find the worst flying weather in the world during flights of cargo & personnel into China.

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  • Title: The Hump
  • Date: 1944-04
  • Location: China
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W NEGATIVE
  • Subject Keywords: Rivers, Mekong, 1940s, Hump, Himalayas, Mountains, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: William Vandivert
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_116328984
  • Credits: Life Magazine
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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