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Himalayan Dreaming by Will Steffen

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Himalayan Dreaming
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Publisher: ANU Press
ISBN/ASIN: B005O1CD6Y
Number of pages: 610

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How did climbers from the world's flattest, hottest continent become world-class Himalayan mountaineers, the equal of any elite mountaineer from countries with long climbing traditions and home ranges that make Australia's highest summit look like a suburban hill? This book tells the story of Australian mountaineering in the great ranges of Asia, from the exploits of a brash, young colonial with an early British Himalayan expedition in the 1920s to the coming of age of Australian climbers in the 1980s.

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