Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary : Modern-day Explorer

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On 29th May 1953, Edmund Hillary stood on top of the world. He and his climbing partner, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, had become the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This was only the first of several major feats, more mountains conquered, the exploration of Antarctica and 1,500 miles of the River Ganges in India researched. He has also helped bulld schools and roads in the Himalayas.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 164.6 x 233.7 x 5.3mm | 174.18g
  • Broomall, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0791061639
  • 9780791061633

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"These volumes follow a winning formula: accessible text, abundant and diverse illustrative material, and sidebars that distill the main ideas of each chapter. These books will find eager audiences among report writers and browsers looking for high adventure."
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