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 91 
 on: Dec 19 2017, 20:34 
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The British went to India in 1808 to start the Great Trigonometric Survey to find out the name and geographic location of the tallest mountains in the world.

The History of Measuring Mount Everest

 92 
 on: Dec 17 2017, 20:40 
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British Mount Everest summiteer Sean James has very kindly taken the time to do an interview for ‘Mount Everest The British Story’.

Sean James Interview

 93 
 on: Dec 16 2017, 00:22 
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The government is all set to measure the height of Sagarmatha (Mount Everest), using own resources.

Survey Department ready to measure Mount Everest

 94 
 on: Dec 14 2017, 02:11 
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Jake Norton discovers the 1938 high camp on the North East Shoulder of Mount Everest in 2004. All that Jake discovered was a tent pole, some old cans, bits of tent material, and some pitons and other items.

1938 High Camp Discovery on Mount Everest

 95 
 on: Dec 12 2017, 02:18 
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Former British Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton and TV presenter Ben Fogle have announced they will attempt to climb Mount Everest next year to raise money for the Red Cross.

TV presenter and Olympic cyclist to Climb Everest

 96 
 on: Dec 8 2017, 01:16 
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The British Mount Everest 2017 Summiteers list has now been updated.

2017 Everest Summiteers

 97 
 on: Dec 5 2017, 00:59 
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Pasang Lhamu Sherpa became the first Nepali woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1993 and inspired many thousands of young women across Nepal and beyond.

The Glass Ceiling

 98 
 on: Dec 3 2017, 00:22 
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The yeti has tantalised explorers, mountaineers and locals with curious footprints and fleeting appearances. Now researchers say the yeti is a bear.

Is the Himalayan Yeti really a Bear?

 99 
 on: Dec 1 2017, 21:29 
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I have added a new poll question for the month of December.

'Do you think one day we will see robots climbing on Mount Everest?'

Please take your vote at Mount Everest The British Story

Results from last months question

Mallory’s body was found with rope around his waist. How do you think he parted from Irvine during his fall?

Rope cut with a knife 18%
Rope severed by a rock 18%
Rope broke due to the strain 65%

 100 
 on: Nov 30 2017, 00:45 
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Pemba Dorje Sherpa failed to produce substantial proof to authenticate his claim of climbing Mount Everest in eight hours and 10 minutes on 21 May, 2004.

Pemba Dorje Sherpa to be stripped of Everest Record

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