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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Everest: Getting to the Top of the World, Pt. 1

March 10th, 2014

Episode 637 of 974 episodes

Once a British survey effort identified Peak XV of the Himalayan range as the highest point on Earth, a committee was formed with one goal: Get to the top. Early expeditions gathered data and made runs up the mountain, until WWII put a halt to things.

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