Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition

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  • George Mallory and Andrew Irvine- The First to Climb Mt. Everest

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    One June 8th 1924 George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, two British mountaineers, left Camp VI on Mt. Everest with the intention of reaching the mountain’s peak; they never returned. Since Hillary’s success, Mallory and Irvine have been all but forgotten, until a successful search expedition in 1999 dedicated solely to solving this mystery rekindled an aspiration to find the answer. The evidence discovered during this expedition proves that George Mallory and Andrew Irvine died while descending Mt.