Mummified Avalanche Victims Found on Mexico's Highest Mountain

Mummified Avalanche Victims Found on Mexico's Highest Mountain

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Mummified Avalanche Victims Found on Mexico's Highest Mountain

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Two mummified bodies have been discovered on Pico de Orizaba, Mexico’s highest mountain . It is believed that the bodies could be the victims of a 1959 avalanche that killed three people and that a third corpse could be in the area.

The corpses were found by Mountain climbers who stumbled onto the bodies sticking out of a glacier.

Officials say recover could be difficult since the bodies were discovered at an elevation of 18,000 feet.

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Mummified climber found on Pico de Orizaba. Image: Reuters

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Pico de Orizaba, Mexico’s highest mountain

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Location of Pico de Orizaba

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