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Summit fever

Andrew Greig

Summit fever

the story of an armchair climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower expedition

by Andrew Greig

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mustagh Tower (Pakistan),
  • Pakistan,
  • Mustagh Tower.
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering -- Pakistan -- Mustagh Tower.,
    • Mustagh Tower (Pakistan) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAndrew Greig.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.44.P182 M874 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination281 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2469657M
      ISBN 100091620600
      LC Control Number87180716
      OCLC/WorldCa21341490

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