• Short Summary

    this is indias first expedition to everest - first non-european expedition and in fact worlds largest expedition to any mountain or anywhere else it is carrying 15 tons of baggage; has a caravan of nearly 650 porters and sherpas excluding members of the team who are all Indian and or leadership of Brigadier Gyan Singh.

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    this is indias first expedition to everest - first non-european expedition and in fact worlds largest expedition to any mountain or anywhere else it is carrying 15 tons of baggage; has a caravan of nearly 650 porters and sherpas excluding members of the team who are all Indian and or leadership of Brigadier Gyan Singh.

    Jaynagar is a foothill station on the frontier between india and nepal where the expedition arrived by train.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA27N29J7K0KYYH8AKZIDLU40T0
    Media URN:
    VLVA27N29J7K0KYYH8AKZIDLU40T0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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