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Explorers of the highest places on Earth

text Explorers of the highest places on Earth

Summary

The amount of oxygen available at the highest place on Earth is just under 7 percent. Explorers risk their lives and test their lungs traveling to these great heights atop mountains. Who are these adventurers and why do they do it?

Contents

Reaching the top -- Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzig Norgay -- Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli -- Junko Tabei -- Vanessa O'Brien -- Kami Rita -- Reinhold Messner.

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Description
29 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Capstone Press 2021

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