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English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest, in the early 1920s. Wikipedia

  • 1924 British Mount Everest expedition

    The 1924 British Mount Everest expedition was—after the 1922 British Mount Everest expedition—the 2nd expedition with the goal of achieving the first ascent of Mount Everest. After two summit attempts in which Edward Norton set a world altitude record of 28,126 feet (8572 m), the mountaineers George Mallory and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine disappeared on the third attempt. Wikipedia

  • 1922 British Mount Everest expedition

    The first mountaineering expedition with the express aim of making the first ascent of Mount Everest. Also the first expedition that attempted to climb Everest using bottled oxygen. Wikipedia

  • British Army officer and mountaineer who took part in the 1924 British Mount Everest expedition, most famous for the disappearance of the mountaineers George Mallory and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine. Educated at Bedford School before going on to study engineering. Wikipedia

  • Howard Somervell

    English surgeon, mountaineer, painter and missionary who was a member of two expeditions to Mount Everest in the 1920s, and then spent nearly 40 years working as a doctor in India. Awarded an Olympic Gold Medal by Pierre de Coubertin for his achievements in mountaineering . Wikipedia

  • 1933 British Mount Everest expedition

    The 1933 British Mount Everest expedition was, after the reconnaissance expedition of 1921, and the 1922 and 1924 expeditions, the fourth British expedition to Mount Everest and the third with the intention of making the first ascent. Unsuccessful, although in two separate attempts Lawrence Wager and Percy Wyn-Harris, and then F. S. Smythe, set an altitude record for climbing without supplemental oxygen that was not broken until Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1978. Wikipedia

  • Andrew Irvine (mountaineer)

    English mountaineer who took part in the 1924 British Everest Expedition, the third British expedition to the world's highest (8,848 m) mountain, Mount Everest. While attempting the first ascent of Mount Everest, he and his climbing partner George Mallory disappeared somewhere high on the mountain's northeast ridge. Wikipedia


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    • In the 20th century, George Mallory, who later made a fatal attempt to scale Mount Everest, taught at Charterhouse School, and then lived in the town after marrying Ruth Turner.Godalming-Wikipedia
    • George Mallory is quoted as having said he wanted to climb Everest "Because it's there", a phrase that has been called "the most famous three words in mountaineering".1953 British Mount Everest expedition-Wikipedia
    • Among the masters his chief influence was George Mallory, who introduced him to contemporary literature and took him mountaineering in the holidays.Robert Graves-Wikipedia
    • The friendships he made at school and university set the course for his adult life, and many of the people he met—including George Mallory—fell under his spell.Rupert Brooke-Wikipedia
    • The funerals of many notable figures have occurred at the cathedral, including those of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, Winston Churchill, George Mallory and Margaret Thatcher.St Paul's Cathedral-Wikipedia
    • Mallory Court was named after George Mallory, the British mountaineer who famously answered "Because it's there" when asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest.Magdalene College, Cambridge-Wikipedia

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