• Short Summary

    TEN MEMBERS OF THE ALL-JAPAN HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION THAT CLIMBED THE 25,OOO-FOOT GYACHUNGKANG PEAK IN THE NEPAL HIMALAYAS ON APRIL 10 THIS YEAR, RETURNED TO PANCHKHAL, A VILLAGE ABOUT 30 MILES NORTH OF KATMANDU, ON MAY 22.

  • Description

    TEN MEMBERS OF THE ALL-JAPAN HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION THAT CLIMBED THE 25,OOO-FOOT GYACHUNGKANG PEAK IN THE NEPAL HIMALAYAS ON APRIL 10 THIS YEAR, RETURNED TO PANCHKHAL, A VILLAGE ABOUT 30 MILES NORTH OF KATMANDU, ON MAY 22.

    IT TOOK THEM THREE WEEKS TO TREK TO THE VILLAGE FROM THE PEAK BEFORE DRIVING TO KATMANDU WHERE THEY ARE EXPECTED TO STAY FOR A WEEK BEFORE RETURNING TO JAPAN.

    THE EXPEDITION'S STAY IN NEPAL WAS MARRED BY THE FATAL ACCIDENT TO ONE OF THEIR MEMBERS, OKIO OTAKI, FATAL ACCIDENT TO ONE OF THEIR MEMBERS, OKIO OTAKI, WHO FEEL FROM A RIDGE ON THE GYACHUNGKANG GLACIER.

    BEFORE THE JAPANESE SUCCESS, BRITISH, AMERICAN AND SWISS EXPEDITIONS HAD FAILED TO CONQUER THE PEAK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9BD8NU79OMDKO3Q0Y4M87FT9N
    Media URN:
    VLVA9BD8NU79OMDKO3Q0Y4M87FT9N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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