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Image number: S0014229

Route of 1953 successful ascent of Mount Everest

Artist / photographer: Indian Air Force
Date: 1953
Caption: This aerial photograph shows the south west face of Mount Everest. Its original caption reads:- "A photograph taken from an aircraft of the Indian Air Force, showing the route followed by the expedition. In the foreground is the Khumbu glacier, into which runs the icefall from the snow-covered western cwn".

Country: Nepal

World region: Asia
Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1953
Event category: Everest
Theme category: Travel & Exploration

Image type: Photograph

Keywords: MOUNTAINS and HILLS, Everest, mountain peak, snow-capped, route, information, historical, aerial, expedition
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