George Mallory

George Mallory

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 - 8/9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s. During the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, Mallory and his climbing partner Andrew "Sandy" Irvine both disappeared somewhere high on the North-East ridge during their attempt to make the first ascent of the world's highest mountain. The pair's last known sighting was only a few hundred metres from the summit. Mallory's ultimate fate was unknown for 75 years, until his body was finally discovered in 1999 by an expedition that had set out to search for the climbers' remains. Whether or not they reached the summit before they died remains a subject of speculation and continuing research.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135947664
  • 9786135947663