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highest Andes

Edward Arthur FitzGerald

highest Andes

a record of the first ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the exploration of the surrounding valleys

by Edward Arthur FitzGerald

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aconcagua, Mount (Argentina),
  • Andes -- Description and travel,
  • Tupungato (Argentina and Chile : Mountain)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E.A. Fitz Gerald ... with chapters by Stuart Vines ... and contributions by Professor Bonney ... G.C. Crick ... R.I. Pocock, G.A. Boulenger ... I.H. Burkill, Philip Gosse
    ContributionsVines, Stuart, i.e. Walter Stuart Menteith, 1867-, Bonney, T. G. 1833-1923, Crick, G. C. 1856-1917, Pocock, R. I. 1863-1947, Boulenger, George Albert, 1858-1937, Burkill, I. H. 1870-1965, Gosse, Philip, 1879-1959
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 390 p.
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14606338M

    Fitzgerald, E. A. The Highest Andes. London: Methuen & Co. Hardcover. pages. Cover in good condition with fading on spine and front and back cover. Pages in good condition with significant foxing around the edges and some foxing throughout the book. Bookplate on pastedown endpaper and a newspaper article p. The peaks of the Patagonian Andes. For mm Andean Peaks further north visit these index pages: m Peak Lists Index. or for the top in the Andes see our m peaks page. Heights in red below have been revised due to digital elevation data (often the year SRTM data) or other recent surveys. Many thanks to Jonathan de Ferranti for help with this.

      It is here, where the land is dominated by the Andes mountain chain, that the highest point on planet Earth is located. Known as Mt. Chiborazo, the peak of . SECRET OF THE ANDES ANN NOLAN CLARK A NEWBERY AWARD BOOK The Newbery is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished contribution for literature for children. Cusi, a modern Inca boy, leaves his home high in the Andes mountains to learn the mysterious secret of his ancient ancestors.

    The Andes are the highest mountains in South America. Mt. Aconcagua rises to an elevation of about 6, m (22, ft) above sea level and is the highest mountain in South America. “Miracle in the Andes is an astonishing account of an unimaginable ordeal. In straightforward, staggeringly honest prose, Nando Parrado tells us what it took—and what it actually felt like—to survive high in the Andes for 72 days after having been given up for dead/5().


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The Highest Andes, first published inis FitzGerald's own account of the expedition which includes contributions from Vines. It is an engaging classic of mountain exploration, recounting the triumphs and tragedies of the team while they explored this part of the Andes over a period of many months.4/5(1).

rows  A sortable list of mountains above 4, metres in the South American Andes. The book contains hundreds of photographs and a wide variety of maps. This book is perfect for anyone interested in Aconcagua, other high peaks of the Andes, or general adventure travel literature.

This book is unique in that it is both an adventure travel (mountaineering)work, and has many guide attributes/5(2). St Mary's Books And Prints, 9 St Marys Hill, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2DP, England.

We are open 7 days a week: Mon-Sat: 9am-6pm, Sun: 9am-5pm. Registered in the Highest Andes book Kingdom, Company Registration number. Miracle in the Andes [] ★★★★★ The author of this book Nando Parrado is one of the sixteen survivors of the crash of the Uruguayan Air Force Flight deep in the Andes in After the crash, twenty-eight survivors battled inhumane conditions high in the mountains to survive and only sixteen made it alive after seventy-two days/5.

The Highest Andes: A Record of the First Ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the Fitz Gerald, E. Find any book at the best price; By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. The book completely changed my own view of the Andes.

I had simply thought that the 20th-century science of plate tectonics explained all that was necessary about the formation of mountains, and that the Andes were essentially the result of the collision between the Nazca and South American plates. The Andes is Earth’s longest mountain range.

The Pacific Ocean floor is moving under South America, pushing up its western edge to form the mountains of the Andes. Mount Aconcagua is the highest peak, at 6, m (22, ft). The Andes is one of the Earth’s most active mountain belts.

Aconcagua, at feet ( meters) is the highest point in the Western and Southern hemisphere, towering above the surrounding peaks in the Argentine Andes. It is the highest peak in the world not in the great mountain chains of Asia.

The mountain stands on the border with Chile, some 18 miles from the Puente del Inca settlement. The m peaks of the Andes in order of height. This page last updated 3rd April Cut the intro - Jump to the list!!.

This is the list of the six thousand metre peaks in the Andes as revised in November for the fourth English edition of The Andes- A Guide for Climbers, published in March The list has been revised to reflect recent research by myself (John Biggar), Eberhard.

The Andes are the longest chain of mountains in the world and include many of the highest peaks in the Western Hemisphere. Although the Andes is a long mountain chain, they are also narrow.

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Light of the Andes reveals the true secret of the Andes, Ayni – the sustainability principal – as taught by the Q’ero. To learn directly about Ayni, Sebastian takes Santiago (the author, Dr. Williams), into the highest mountains, to the abode of the powerful Apu Ausangate – the great teacher, the.

The Highest Hell; The First Full Account Of The Andes Air Crash book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. A comprehensive climbing guide to the mountains of The Andes, from Venezuela to Tierra Del Fuego. It features route descriptions for over peaks with over half 5/5(1).

Nestled high up in the remote Peruvian Andes, you'll find this tiny town about three miles up in the air. According to The New Yorker, La Rinconada, in southern Peru, is home to 50, people and sits at an elevation of 16, feet above sea level—that's just 3, feet shy of the peak of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Aconcagua (Spanish pronunciation: [akoŋˈkaɣwa]) is a mountain in the Principal Cordillera of the Andes mountain range, in Mendoza Province, is the highest mountain in the Americas and the highest outside of Asia, being the highest in both the Southern and Western Hemispheres with a summit elevation of 6, metres (22, ft).

It lies km (70 mi) northwest of the First ascent: by, Matthias Zurbriggen. The highest Andes; a record of the first ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the exploration of the surrounding valleys; Item Preview remove-circlePages: Andeshandbook es una guía de las montañas de la Cordillera de los Andes, sus rutas de escalada y senderos.

The trekking program will take you deep into the heart of the Andes, through the famous “Volcano Avenue”. Additionally, you will hike through the Chimborazo Fauna Reserve where there is the highest volcano of Ecuador and you will have spectacular views of the waterfalls and lush forests of Baños.

Explore the Andean region with our 6 Day.The book, "Alive!" is more of an overall documentary account, while this book, "Miracle in the Andes" is from Nando's personal perspective and dives deeper into his personal thoughts through their journey to find help in the Andes.

2 people found this helpful.Get this from a library! The highest Andes: a record of the first ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the exploration of the surrounding valleys.

[E A Fitz Gerald; Stuart Vines; T G Bonney; G C Crick; R I Pocock; George Albert Boulenger; I H Burkill; Philip Gosse].