The Royal Geographic Society: Imaging Everest

The online version of an exhibition created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953. The photographs, maps, and artifacts in the exhibition trace Everest from its early exploration in the middle of
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The online version of an exhibition created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953. The photographs, maps, and artifacts in the exhibition trace Everest from its early exploration in the middle of the 19th century through the 1953 expedition.

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