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Terri E • 1 year ago

1924 British Everest Expedition, the third British expedition to the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest. Back row, left to right; Andrew Comyn Irvine, George H. Leigh-Mallory (Climbing Leader), Lt. Colonel Edward F. Norton (Acting Leader), Noel E. Odell, and John MacDonald. Front row; Edward O. Shebbeare (He was in charge of transport), Capt C. Geoffrey Bruce, Dr T. Howard Somervell and Bentley Beetham.

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