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Image number: S0001208

Mallory and Irvine leaving North Col for the last climb

Artist / photographer: Noel.E. Odell
Date: 1924
Caption: This is the last known photograph taken of them together. Famously the last image taken of George Mallory (left) and Sandy Irvine leaving for the North Col of Everest. The pair were to disappear into the mists never to be seen again alive again and with the question mark left of did they reach the summit or not? Noel Odell, 1924.

Country: China

Persons shown: George Mallory, Sandy Irvine

World region: Asia
Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1924
Event category: Everest
Theme category: People & Culture, Travel & Exploration

Image type: Photograph

Keywords: Mountaineers tents camp ice snow Everest climbers
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