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Mallory on Everest

In 1999 the body of the legendary British mountaineer, George Mallory, was found on Mount Everest. He was lost on the mountain in 1924 after making a final push for the summit.

In 1999 the body of the legendary British mountaineer, George Mallory, was found on Mount Everest. Mallory disappeared on the mountain in 1924 after making a final push for the summit with his fellow climber Andrew Irvine. They were never seen again. Witness has been speaking to Jochen Hemmleb one of the original members of the team that discovered George Mallory's remains.

Photo: George Mallory. Credit: Getty

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Wed 6 Apr 2016 07:50GMT

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  • Wed 6 Apr 2016 07:50GMT

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