Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and Google+.
With an unobstructed view of the horizon, the average person with an eye height of ~5’7″ (1.7 meters) can see 2.9 miles (4.7 kilometers), a person standing 100 feet (30 meters) off the ground can see 12.2 miles (19.6 kilometers), and a person atop an incredibly high location like the 29,029 foot (8,848 meter) peak of Mt. Everest can see 209 miles (336 kilometers) to the horizon.