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The Resource New Zealand mountaineering : a history in photographs, John Wilson

New Zealand mountaineering : a history in photographs, John Wilson

Label
New Zealand mountaineering : a history in photographs
Title
New Zealand mountaineering
Title remainder
a history in photographs
Statement of responsibility
John Wilson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ever since the 1880s, when mountaineering was born in New Zealand with the first attempt to climb Aoraki/Mount Cook, we have had a special affinity with our mountains, and climbing them in particular. Mountaineers climb for many reasons and while the activity of mountaineering is often dangerous, they climb for pleasure and relaxation, for emotional and spiritual refreshment and the sense of achievement from reaching a summit. This book tells this fascinating story across the decades to the present day in over 200 photographs, many published for the first time, accompanied by informative captions. The photographs have been chosen to illustrate and reflect the distinctive character of New Zealand climbing to give non-mountaineers an idea what those engaged in the sport actually do, from start to finish of a mountain trip, and to convey something of the range of satisfactions that come from climbing
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
796.5220993
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
New Zealand mountaineering : a history in photographs, John Wilson
Label
New Zealand mountaineering : a history in photographs, John Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
16006632
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Dimensions
27 cm
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Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781869538231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3352264
  • (OCoLC)914469147
  • (Nz)16006632

Library Locations

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