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Nawok! The New Zealand Expedition to New Guineas Highest Mountains Philip Temple

Nawok! The New Zealand Expedition to New Guineas Highest Mountains

Philip Temple

Published 1962
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Hardcover
189 pages
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This is the first account in English of a major mountain range in central New Guinea, and of the wild, mostly unexplored country surrounding it, This formidable range is as long as the Himalayas (1,500 miles), and prior to 1961, the date of the NewMoreThis is the first account in English of a major mountain range in central New Guinea, and of the wild, mostly unexplored country surrounding it, This formidable range is as long as the Himalayas (1,500 miles), and prior to 1961, the date of the New Zealand expedition, only three attempts had been made to cross the southern jungles and to reach the glaciated snow peaks of Dutch New Guinea.Philip Temple and five friends from New Zealand set off to attack the Carstensz, 16,500 feet.