Name ID 2517
Nelson, Christopher Photos of Arusha
Extract Date: 1960
In 1960 Anton Nelson, as president of the Kilimanjaro Mountain Club, took this photo from Tim Bally's plane at 17,000 feet of the Heim Glacier, first ascended in 1957 by Nelson and two British civil servants from Kenya. By 2000 half the ice had melted, by 2040 it will be all gone.