Science: Everest Assault

For the third time in three years, and with high prospects of success, a party of British army officers and explorers will attempt this summer to scale Mt. Everest, king of the Himalayas and the world's highest peak (est. 29,002 ft.). Brigadier General C. G. Bruce, who led the almost successful expedition of 1922, will again be in command. With him will be Major E. F. Norton, D.S.O., George Leigh Mallory, T. Howard Somervell, Captain C. J. Morris and Captain Geoffrey Bruce, of the 1922 party, all of whom reached heights of 27,000 ft....

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