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The Resource The call of Everest : the history, science, and future of the world's tallest peak, Conrad Anker ; foreword by Thomas Hornbein, (electronic resource)

The call of Everest : the history, science, and future of the world's tallest peak, Conrad Anker ; foreword by Thomas Hornbein, (electronic resource)

Label
The call of Everest : the history, science, and future of the world's tallest peak
Title
The call of Everest
Title remainder
the history, science, and future of the world's tallest peak
Statement of responsibility
Conrad Anker ; foreword by Thomas Hornbein
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain. -- From the Hardcover edition
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anker, Conrad
Dewey number
915.496
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS495.8.E9
LC item number
A64 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hornbein, Thomas F.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mountaineering expeditions
  • Mountaineering
  • Adventure
  • Mountaineering expeditions
  • Travel
  • Recreation
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Asia
Label
The call of Everest : the history, science, and future of the world's tallest peak, Conrad Anker ; foreword by Thomas Hornbein, (electronic resource)
Link
http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:NGMA&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:unknown&rft.artnum=PJYIGA385911120&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:st16083
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mark Jenkins -- The future of Everest
  • David Breashears
  • Everest calls
  • Thomas Hornbein -- The meaning of Everest
  • Conrad Anker -- The birth of Everest
  • David R. Lageson -- The people of Everest
  • Broughton Coburn -- The nature of Everest
  • Alton C. Byers -- The climbers of Everest
  • Bernadette McDonald -- The agonies of Everest
  • Bruce D. Johnson -- One season on Everest
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (303 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781426212413
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps.
Publisher number
EB00178265
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
73E7AA17-7F80-41AD-8472-A7F3F779AD9E
System control number
  • ocn846844576
  • (OCoLC)846844576
Label
The call of Everest : the history, science, and future of the world's tallest peak, Conrad Anker ; foreword by Thomas Hornbein, (electronic resource)
Link
http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:NGMA&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:unknown&rft.artnum=PJYIGA385911120&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:st16083
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mark Jenkins -- The future of Everest
  • David Breashears
  • Everest calls
  • Thomas Hornbein -- The meaning of Everest
  • Conrad Anker -- The birth of Everest
  • David R. Lageson -- The people of Everest
  • Broughton Coburn -- The nature of Everest
  • Alton C. Byers -- The climbers of Everest
  • Bernadette McDonald -- The agonies of Everest
  • Bruce D. Johnson -- One season on Everest
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (303 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781426212413
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps.
Publisher number
EB00178265
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
73E7AA17-7F80-41AD-8472-A7F3F779AD9E
System control number
  • ocn846844576
  • (OCoLC)846844576
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