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The Summit ridge of Everest (showing the Hillary step). When this picture was taken by Edmund Hillary on May 29, 1953, four men had seen the ridge, but none had ever set foot on it.
The Summit ridge of Everest (showing the Hillary step). When this picture was taken by Edmund Hillary on May 29, 1953, four men had seen the ridge, but none had ever set foot on it.
(Royal Geographic Society)

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