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Hillary and Tenzing reach Everest summit

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thedillyo's avatar - newbgf

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May 27, 2009
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Posted: May 29, 2009, 9:58 am - IP Logged

At 11:30 a.m. on May29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa of Nepal,become the first explorers to reach the summit of Mount Everest, which at29,035 feet above sea level is the highest point on earth.

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