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Missing climber found dead on Argentine peak


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 2 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine rescue patrol found the body of a Polish mountaineer who had gone missing 16 days ago near the peak of Mt. Aconcagua, which ... Read more...

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Airforce mountaineers set off on Mission Tricolour


August 6th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A team of Indian Air Force (IAF) mountaineers was Friday flagged off from here on an expedition to scale Mt. Elbrus in Europe and Mt. Kilimanjaro in ... Read more...

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Mexican climbers reach summit of Mt. Everest


May 21st, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Mexican mountaineers Ignacio Anaya and Eva Martinez have reached the summit of Mount Everest this week, officials said. Anaya and Martinez, on an expedition to mark the ... Read more...

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Pune girl scales Europe’s highest peak, Mt. Elbrus


April 26th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 25 (IANS) Braving strong gales and temperatures below minus-20 degrees Celsius, Pune mountaineer Krushnaa Patil Sunday scaled Europe's highest peak, Mt. Elbrus (5,642 metres). Accompanied by a sole guide, Vladimir from ... Read more...

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Pune’s mother-daughter duo scale Australia’s highest peak


March 15th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 15 (IANS) Pune mountaineer Krushnaa Patil and her mother Ranjana scaled the Mount Kosciuszko, the highest peak in Australia Saturday, the family said Monday. Having summitted the highest mountains ... Read more...

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Scot cyclist conquers highest peak in South America


January 19th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, January 19 (ANI): Reports indicate that a Scottish cyclist has scaled the highest peak in South America, while travelling across the longest mountain range in the world in the country.According to ... Read more...

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Al-Attiyah cuts down Sainz’s lead in Dakar rally


January 14th, 2010 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
San Juan (Argentina), Jan 14 (DPA) Qatar's Nasser al-Attiyah Wednesday added excitement to the final days of the 32nd Dakar rally, as he reduced the lead of Spain's Carlos Sainz. Race leader ... Read more...

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Pune girl climbs highest peak in Antarctica (With Images)


December 26th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Braving temperatures of minus 50 degrees Celsius and howling chilly winds, Pune girl Krushnaa Patil successfully scaled Mt. Vinson Massif, the highest peak of Antarctica Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Major toxic compounds detected on America’s highest mountain


December 8th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, December 8 (ANI): An international team of scientists has detected low concentrations of toxic, carcinogenic chlorine compounds known as Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in samples taken from America's highest mountain in the ... Read more...

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IAF to become first to climb highest peaks in seven continents


January 20th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is all set to climb "Seven Summits", the highest peaks in the seven continents, and become the first air force in the ... Read more...

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Climate change can grind down plate tectonics


October 16th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): New evidence has emerged that, given enough time, climate change can even alter the course of plate tectonics, by grinding them down.The march of plate tectonics had ... Read more...

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Son dedicates seven-summit climb to Sir Edmund Hillary


June 19th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 19 (ANI): Adventurer Peter Hillary has dedicated his successful ascent of the highest mountain in North America to his father, Sir Edmund Hillary.Hillary completed his climb to the ... Read more...

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Mother, daughter scale Everest, set record


May 24th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 24 (IANS) A mother and daughter team from Sydney Saturday scaled the world's highest mountain, Mt Everest, becoming the first such pair to have climbed the tallest peaks ... Read more...

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Oz mum, daughter climb Mt.Everest, achieve unique record


May 24th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): Two Sydney women -- a mother and her daughter -- have reached the top Mount Everest, creating history as the first mother-daughter team to climb the world's ... Read more...

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Australian mum, daughter within reach of Everest record


May 23rd, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Two Sydney women are just hours from the summit of Mount Everest, where they would create history as the first mother-daughter team to climb the world's tallest ... Read more...

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