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fight for Everest: 1924

Edward Felix Norton

fight for Everest: 1924

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Published by Longmans, Green & co., E. Arnold & co. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

  • Edition Notes

    Printed in Great Britain.

    Statementby Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. Norton, D.S.O., and other members of the expedition.
    ContributionsMount Everest Expedition (1924)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 372 p.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13544111M

    (The fight for Everest, , E.F. Norton) Western interest in Mount Everest began in , when Sir George Everest, surveyor general of India, recorded its location; the first reasonably accurate measurement of the mountain was subsequently made in


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Mallory and Irvine's Route to the Summit and Irvine's Final Resting Place. - Duration: Michael Tracyviews. The expedition, which Hingston joined as a medical officer and naturalist, is famous for resulting in Everest’s greatest mystery: George Mallory and Andrew Irvine broke off from the group to make a final attempt on the summit on 8 Juneand were spotted near to the summit only to then disappear into the cloud cover, never to return.

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