My Story: Edmund Hillary & Mt. Everest


Subject:
Outdoor Recreation , Notable People , Explorers , Climbing, Mountains, & Mountaineering

Description:
Learn about the first known ascent to the summit of Mount Everest, which was accomplished by New Zealand explorer Edmund Hillary and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay in 1953. Features a description of different legs of the trek, facts about Mt. Everest, a 1996 interview with Hillary, a photo history of Hillary, and profile of Norgay. Also include a lesson plan, glossary, and list of heights and first ascents of other famous mountains. From Scholastic.

Publisher:
Scholastic Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hillary/


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