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Yunnan, China. Kurt Suter cutting up to the Col(17,000) between us and Gyi na lo kho (Mount Geena Nkoo). 2 December 1938., 1938

Reference Number: 1/4-083227-F

Key terms:
1 image, related to Kurt b Suter, Yunnan, Yulong Xue Shan, Geena Nkoo, Mount, China, Mountaineering, Mountaineers, Mountains - China and Mountaineering expeditions - China.

Part of:
De Beer, Dora :Negatives of New Zealand's first mountaineering expedition overseas, Reference Number PAColl-5874 (36 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Single negative

Historical Notes: After the trip to the Yangtze gorges time had run out for Marie Byles, Mick Bowie, and Marjorie Edgar-Jones. While they began their journey home, Dora De Beer, Kurt Suter, and Fraser Ratcliffe returned to Mount Sansato. Their purpose was to try and retrieve the gear abandoned in the snow. But during this episode they also climbed the 5,900 metre Mount Geena Nkoo. This photograph was taken by Dora during this phase of the expedition.

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