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Author Venables, Stephen, 1954-

Title Everest : summit of achievement / [Stephen Venables ; foreword by Sir Edmund Hilary]
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, [2003]


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Description 252 pages : illustrations (some color)., maps, portraits ; 30 x 32 cm
Contents Foreword / Sir Edmund Hillary -- A message from the Dalai Lama / Tenzin Gyatso -- The photographs / Joanna Wright -- The highest mountain in the world / Ed Douglas -- Chomolungma / Ed Douglas -- The long ascent, 1921-1953 / Stephen Venables -- Sherpas / Tashi and Judy Tenzing -- The continuing challenge / Stephen Venables with Reinhold Messner -- Mount Everest expedition members, 1921-1953 / Sue Thompson and Mike Westmacott -- Ascents since 1953
Summary Chronicling the history of Everest exploration from the early years of the 20th century, this illustrated volume is published to celebrate the 50th anniversary in May 2003 of the first successful ascent of Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on 29 May 1953
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 252
Subject Mountaineering expeditions -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History.
Mountaineering expeditions -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Pictorial works.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Discovery and exploration.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form History.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Author Venables, Stephen, 1954-
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
ISBN 1741140668 hardback
Other Titles Summit of achievement