Summit from 25,000 ft. camp on Mt. Everest


Summit of Mount Everest from 26,985 ft. The highest point reached by Somervell and Norton on the first climb. They had a small flask of brandy with them, which they drank to give them the impetus to descend.

Photographer: T.H. Somervell

Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1922

Date: 21st May 1922

Reference: S0001155

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