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Lost on Everest

Author: Firstbrook, Peter Set In . . .
 Asia, Nepal
Genre: Other
Time Frame: None
Published:
Description: ON JUNE 8, 1924, GEORGE MALLORY AND ANDREW IRVINE LEFT THEIR TENT HIGH ON THE SLOPES OF MOUNT EVEREST AND CLIMBED INTO HISTORY. THEY WERE SEEN AT 12.50 P.M. JUST 7909 FEET FROM THE SUMMIT AND GOING STRONG FOR THE TOP. WITHIN MINUTES, MALLRY AND IRVINE HAD DISAPPEARED IN A SNOWSTORM AND WERE NEVER SEEN ALIVE AGAIN. WHAT HAPPENED TO THESE TWO PIONEERING CLIMBERS IS THE MOST FAMOUS MYSTERY IN THE HISTORY OF MOUNTAINEERING. FOR 75 YEARS, THERE HAS BEEN FIERCE DEBATE OVER WHETHER THEY WERE THE FIRST TO REACH THE SMIIT, 29 YEARS BEFORE SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND SHERPA TENZING NORGAY./LOST ON EVEREST: THE SEARCH FOR MALLRY AND IRVINE IS AN ETRAORDINARY TALE OF HIGH ADVENTURE BY THE AUTHOR OF THE VOYAGE OF THE MATTHEW.
  
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