This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Mount Everest - This is the world's tallest mountain at 8,848 meters tall.
Tibet - This is the country on the northern side of Mount Everest.
Villnoss - This is where the author was born.
Lhasa - This is where the Dalai Lama kept his palace.
Rongbuk - This is the starting point for expeditions to climb the North Face of Everest.
The North Col - This is the 7,000-meter-high icy pass on the North Face of Everest that is the most difficult and dangerous part of the author's climb.
Nanga Parbat -...
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