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“Sir, I have discovered the highest mountain in the world!”

“Sir, I have discovered the highest mountain in the world!” Radhanath Sikdar, 1852. (Sikdar) In light of my earlier post on the first men to climb Mount Everest, it would be wrong to not gloat in the slightest about the … Continue reading

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