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Hillary, Edmund 1919-2008

Overview
Works: 449 works in 1,224 publications in 15 languages and 27,217 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Autobiographies  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Mountain films  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Commentator, Editor, Honoree, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: GV199.92.H54, 915.496
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The crossing of Antarctica; the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1958 by Vivian Fuchs( Book )

67 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account of the first full crossing of Antarctica via the South Pole by the Commonwealth Expedition. This crossing was completed on March 2, 1958, when two groups, one traveling south from Shackleton Base under Dr. Fuchs' direction and the other traveling north from Ross Island under Sir Edmund Hillary's direction, met at Scott Base
The conquest of Everest by John Hunt Hunt( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of how, on 29 May, 1953, two men, both endowed with outstanding stamina and skill, reached the top of Everest and came back unscathed to rejoin their comrades. 'Yet this will not be the whole story, for the ascent of Everest was not the work of one day, nor even of those few anxious, unforgettable weeks in which we prepared and climbed this summer. It is, in fact, a tale of sustained and tenacious endeavour by many, over a long period of time ... We of the 1953 Everest Expedition are proud to share the glory with our predecessors.' Sir John Hunt
High in the thin cold air : the story of the Himalayan Expedition, led by Sir Edmund Hillary, sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia by Edmund Hillary( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition of 1960-61, and the search for the elusive Yeti. For contents, see Author Catalog
Ecology 2000 : the changing face of earth by Edmund Hillary( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the changes that the spread of industrialization throughout the world is bringing to pass in ecology
Schoolhouse in the clouds by Edmund Hillary( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition and the assaults on the unclimbed peaks of Taweche and Kangtega
Surviving Everest by Liesl Clark( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at 50 years of triumph and tragedy, including early Everest expeditions and the bitter rivalries to summit its peak
No latitude for error by Edmund Hillary( Book )

34 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hero of Mt. Everest ascent tells of his later experiences as leader of the first party ever to drive tractors to the South Pole. He commanded the New Zealand group of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition
High adventure by Edmund Hillary( Book )

61 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal record of his mountaineering experiences that reached their climax in the conquest of Mt. Everest
Beyond the edge by Leanne Pooley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thrilling true story of two men who achieved the impossible and became the first to stand atop the worlds dealiest mountian - Everest
Explorations : great moments of discovery from the Royal Geographical Society by Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers)( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorations captures in photographs and interviews the expeditions and emotions of some of the most daring adventurers of the last century. Organized according to geographical region, and accompanied by essays by such famous names as Wilfred Thesiger, Richard Leakey, and Edmund Hillary, the photographs offer a fascinating glimpse of the world's varied landscapes and habitats, its peoples, and ways of life. Some of the pictures recall historic moments in time - Scott finding Amundsen's empty tent at the South Pole, Tenzing Norgay photographed by Hillary on the peak of Everest, the ferryman who took David Livingstone across the river on the last day of his life. Other pictures are remarkable as records of vanished or vanishing peoples, or simply as beautiful pieces of art
East of Everest, an account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954 by Edmund Hillary( Book )

13 editions published between 1954 and 1956 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenge of the unknown by Edmund Hillary( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve inspiring first-hand accounts selected by the conqueror of Everest from modern exploration and adventure literature, with a introductory note for each
Indigenous peoples and protected areas : the law of mother Earth by World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omtale af naturparkerne Imagruen, Bisnoi, Wasur, Con Dao, Cree, Shinga, Kuna Yala, Mabo, Solomon-øerne, Pohueroro, CAMPFIRE, Yanomami, Anangu, Hatam, Aluna, Shimshal, Tram Chim, Manas, Karen, Doi Suthep-Pui, Faro/Bénoué/Bouba-Njida, Aïr-Ténéré, Zakynthos, Phoka, Miskito, Inuit, Sumawa, Ewenk, Malawi, Dzanga-Sangha, Les Arcadins, Mijikenda og de indfødte folkeslag, der lever i nærheden
View from the summit by Edmund Hillary( Book )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Zealand hero writes about his adventures in the Himalayas, jet boating up the Ganges and travelling to the South Pole. Hillary has also been heavily involved with building medical centres and schools and improving the lives of the Sherpa people in Nepal
High adventure. With maps by A. Spark and sketches by George Djurkouic by Edmund Hillary( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing venture, nothing win by Edmund Hillary( Book )

39 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of adventurer Sir Edmund Hillary, conqueror of Everest, Antarctic explorer and friend of the Sherpas
Sherpa : AK06( )

in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sherpa are a Tibetan-speaking people who moved into the valleys of eastern Nepal in the middle of the sixteenth century. They survived as traders transporting goods by Yak across the Himalayas, linking the markets of China to Nepal and India. This collection of 19 documents about the Sherpa covers a period from the 1950s to 1990s. The Sherpa environment, religion, and social change have received the most attention by these authors
Reed New Zealand atlas( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everest : a sound history, 1982-1983( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ocean to the sky by Edmund Hillary( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jet boat expedition by New Zealanders and Indians up the sacred River Ganges from the Bay of Bengal to its Himalayan source
 
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Explorations : great moments of discovery from the Royal Geographical Society
Alternative Names
Edmund Hilari

Edmund Hillari

Edmund Hillary alpinista e esploratore neozelandese

Edmund Hillary alpiniste, vainqueur de l'Everest en 1953

Edmund Hillary montañista, piloto y explorador neozelandés

Edmund Hillary Mountaineer, explorer

Edmund Hillary neuseeländischer Bergsteiger und Expeditionsleiter

Edmund Hillary nowozelandzki himalaista, zdobywca Everestu

Edmund Hillary ontdekkingsreiziger uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1919-2008)

Edmund Percival Hillary

Edmunds Hilarijs

Edmundus Hillary

Hillary, Edmond Sir

Hillary Edmund

Hillary, Edmund 1919-2008 Sir

Hillary, Edmund Percival.

Hillary Edmund Percival 1919-2008

Hillary, Edmund Sir

Hillary, Edmund, Sir, 1919-2008

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary

Έντμουντ Χίλαρι

Едмунд Гілларі

Едмунд Хилари

Едмънд Хилари

Хилари

Хиллари, Э 1919-

Хиллари, Эдмунд

Эдмунд Гілары

Эдмунд Хиллари

Эдмунд Хиллари новозеландский альпинист, первый покоритель Эвереста

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אדמונד הילרי

הילרי, אדמונד 1919-2008

הילרי, אדמונד פרסיוול

עדמונד הילארי

إدموند هيلاري

ادموند هیلاری

ایڈمنڈ ہلری

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High adventureExplorations : great moments of discovery from the Royal Geographical SocietyIndigenous peoples and protected areas : the law of mother EarthView from the summitReed New Zealand atlasTo the top! : climbing the world's highest mountainView from the summit