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Topic - NEWS: French Mountaineer Maurice Herzog Passes Away

UKC News - on 14 Dec 2012
Annapurna by Maurice Herzog, 4 kbFamous French mountaineer Maurice Herzog has passed away. Maurice, aged 93 reportedly died in his sleep of old age.
Maurice is most known for his ascent of Annapurna in 1950 with Louis Lachenal, which was the first ascent of an 8000m peak. His book describing their ascent (titled simply...

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