george herbert leigh mallory

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george herbert leigh mallory

British explorer and mountaineer who was a leading member of early expeditions to Mount Everest. His disappearance on that mountain in 1924 became one of the most celebrated mysteries of the 20th century.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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