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Hillary and Tenzing climb Everest

Author: Bob Davidson
Publisher: New York : Dillon Press, 1993.
Series: Great 20th century expeditions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the first successful climb to the top of Mount Everest and the many failed attempts made prior to the 1953 triumph.
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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: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Davidson
ISBN: 0875185347 9780875185347
OCLC Number: 27068319
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Climbing high --
The Himalayas --
Expeditions in the 1920s --
Expeditions in the 1930s --
Planning the 1953 expedition --
Choosing the equipment --
The 1953 expedition --
The icefall --
The final ascent --
The "roof of the world" --
Later expeditions --
North face solo.
Series Title: Great 20th century expeditions.
Responsibility: Bob Davidson.

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Describes the first successful climb to the top of Mount Everest and the many failed attempts made prior to the 1953 triumph.

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