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Hillary and Norgay's Mount Everest adventure

Author: James Kerr
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2008.
Series: Great journeys across earth
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's successful ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, discussing their preparations, equipment, route, climbing techniques, and challenges they faced during the journey to and from the summit.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Edmund Hillary; Tenzing Norkey; Edmund Hillary; Tenzing Norkey; Edmund Hillary; Tenzing Norkey
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Kerr
ISBN: 9781403497550 1403497559 9781403497635 140349763X
OCLC Number: 84152881
Description: 48 p. : ill. (cheifly col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: On top of the world --
Everest: the ultimate challenge --
A foothold on the mountain --
Advance from base camp --
Hazards and dangers --
Push to the summit --
The top and back --
Reasons for success --
The route to the top.
Series Title: Great journeys across earth
Other Titles: Mount Everest adventure
Responsibility: Jim Kerr.
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Chronicles Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's successful ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, discussing their preparations, equipment, route, climbing techniques, and challenges they faced during the journey to and from the summit.

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