Reaching the World's Highest Peak

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Trace extraordinary journeys to the top of the highest mountain on Earth including the tragic attemp by Mallory and Irvine in 1924. Meet the team that finally took Hillary and Tenzing to the summit of Everest in 1953. Understand the fascination of Everest and why it continues to challenge mountaineers today pushing them to the limits of human endurance.
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2000.
ISBN: 9780751366563
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: James, John 1959-
Barnet, Russell


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