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back to April 23, 1999 Advance Dispatch

(dates are approximate)

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a) 1930s
  • 1 beige cotton tent with rubberized floor and silk inner tent
  • 5 brass tent pegs (10-inch-long) "Samson Made in England"
  • 1 iron tent peg (8-inch-long) "Bulldog Made in England" with 28 inches of three-strand cotton cord
  • 1 piton hammer with wooden shaft (foot-long)
  • 1 antenna insulator: 6-inch-long piece of lathed wood with resin-drenched cotton
  • Telegraph wire
  • 7 empty food tins (cans) (3/2 inches in diameter, 6-inch high), "R93 141W2"

b) 1950s
  • one food tin 8.2 inches in diameter, 6 inches high, "22 VII 56 03-142" Chinese character on lid "3 bean salad" (translated)
  • two tubular ice pitons/tent pegs with ring (10 inches long), with strands of tent cord (nylon), piece of turquoise tent fabric, on piton: "S" (size ?)

c) 1970s, 1980s
  • two pieces (26 and 20 inches long; .48 and .6 inches diameter) of aluminum tent frame
  • one aluminum A-frame connector
  • seven aluminum tent pegs/nails (10 inches long)
  • two soft steel rock pitons (12 inches long) "Claudius Simond, Chamonix Modele Depose"
  • Several pieces of orange canvas tent fabric
  • Pieces of green heavy duty tent fabric

Unanswered Questions (May 25, 1999)
Forty-Eight Yaks (May 21, 1999)
On Top of the World (May 17, 1999)
Summit Team Moves Higher (May 16, 1999)
Still at Camp V (May 15, 1999)
Snow Bound (May 14, 1999)
Outsmarting the Weather (May 13, 1999)
Last Trip Up (May 12, 1999)
Up to ABC/The Rescue (May 11, 1999)
The Image of Mallory (May 8, 1999)
In Extremis (May 7, 1999)
Pieces of the Puzzle (May 6, 1999)
Dearest George (May 5, 1999)
Mallory's Discoverers Return (May 4, 1999)
Mallory Reported Found (May 3, 1999)
Waiting in Silence (May 1, 1999)
Up to the Search Site (April 30, 1999)
To the North Col (April 29, 1999)
Waiting out the Wind (April 28, 1999)
Search About to Begin (April 25, 1999)
Pitching a 1933 Tent (April 23, 1999)
Early Camp Found at 21,750 Feet on Everest (April 20, 1999)
Up to Base Camp (April 23, 1999)



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