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Published by Beaufort Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)


  • Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

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Edition Notes

StatementAl Burgess and Jim Palmer ; foreword by Roland Michener.
ContributionsPalmer, Jim, 1940-
LC ClassificationsGV199.44.E85 B87 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3166772M
ISBN 10082530136X
LC Control Number83008773

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