• Short Summary

    A five member british expedition left kathmandu today by air to west Nepal Himalayas to EXPLORE, SURVEY and CLIMB and the Kanjiroba mountain.

  • Description

    1.
    Kathmandu airport, establishing shot.


    2.
    Expedition luggage, one of the boxes marked, 'West Nepal Expedition 1964.


    3.
    airline man attaching luggage slips to the expedition luggage.


    4.
    Expedition Sherpa checking the luggage.


    5.
    Airline trolley carrying the expedition luggage to be loaded on aircraft


    6.
    equipment being loaded on the aircraft.


    7.
    The expedition boxes bear the sing of, 'West Nepal Expedition'.


    8.
    more of expeditions marked boxes.


    9.
    The Royal Nepal aircraft and the expedition loads being kept.


    10.
    Closeups of the three members (1) James Burnet.


    11.
    John Cole near the camera and James Burnet in back ground.


    12.
    Dr. Kendell.


    13.
    all the three members assembled, discussing plans of departure.


    14.
    equipped with mountaineering kits and climbing equipments walk to the aircraft


    15.
    Members climb the aircraft leader, first to enter the plane is James Burnet followed by Dr. Kendell.


    16.
    The number bid goodbye


    17.
    The aircraft takes off.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A five member british expedition left kathmandu today by air to west Nepal Himalayas to EXPLORE, SURVEY and CLIMB and the Kanjiroba mountain. Kaniroba, mentioned in all Nepal maps has so far remained unexplored undiscovered and unclimbed by any mountaineering team several expeditions including three British (one of them all women) three Japanese and two Italian teams have failed to find this mountain any where in the area mentioned in the maps. This team aimed at discovering the missing mountain, explore the region and climb the highest peak in the range supposed to be 23107 feet high. Two members of the team including leader Mr. John Tyson and T.H. Braham left Kathmandu earlier yesterday to discover the region through different route. Three other members of the team; Dr. R. E. Kendell, John Cole and James Burnet left today.

    This is departure of the three members to the unknown region.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC19IDDL8SOZEMDV44TBPW0WO6
    Media URN:
    VLVAC19IDDL8SOZEMDV44TBPW0WO6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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