June 23, 2024


World News – 100 years ago

New Record on Mount Everest

The following dispatch, undate, has been received from General Bruce: Finch and Captain Bruce, with on Gurkha, camped at 25,000ft on Mount Everest for nights, and finally attained 27,200ft. Oxygen was employed.

The Daily Telegraph

London, Greater London, England 16 Jun 1922