Soldiers on Everest the joint Army Mountaineering Association, Royal Nepalese Army Mount Everest Expedition, 1976 by Jon Fleming

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

Subjects:

  • Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal),
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

At head of title: Ministry of Defence.

Book details

Statement[by] Jon Fleming & Ronald Faux.
ContributionsFaux, Ronald., Army Mountaineering Association (Great Britain), Nepal. Royal Nepalese Army., Great Britain. Ministry of Defence.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.44.E85 F53
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 238 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3852237M
ISBN 100117721301
LC Control Number81170568
OCLC/WorldCa3823672

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