Conquest of Mount Everest
Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 8:18PM
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Cool infographic poster from showing the many expeditions leading up to the 1953 successful team to make it to the top of My. Everest.

Every major expedition before the successful climb of Mount Everest is detailed on the left side of the print. The circles provide an easy to view key into the history of each expedition including expedition length, type and height achieved. The flow of climbers from one expedition to another is tracked with graceful lines.

The right side of the print is devoted to the successful 1953 assault. The entire expedition is mapped showing the exact climbing history by altitude of each of the main phases of the assault. In addition, the weather for each day is provided.

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