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Blind descent: the quest to discover the deepest place on earth

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'Blind Descent' explores both the brightest and darkest aspects of the timeless human urge to discover - to be first. It is also a thrilling epic about a pursuit, caving, that makes even extreme mountaineering and ocean exploration pale by comparison.
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full_title blind descent the quest to discover the deepest place on earth
author tabor james m
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lastUpdate 2018-03-19 22:43:56PM

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display_description This is the story of the men and women who risked everything to find the deepest cave on Earth, earning their place in history beside the likes of Peary, Amundsen, Hillary, and Armstrong. Tabor focuses particularly on the heroic efforts of Bill Stone in the vast Cheve Cave of southern Mexico and Alexander Klimchouk in the supercave Krubera of the Republic of Georgia.
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subject_facet Caving -- History -- 21st century
title_display Blind descent : the quest to discover the deepest place on earth
title_full Blind Descent The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth, Blind descent : the quest to discover the deepest place on earth / James M. Tabor
title_short Blind descent :
title_sub the quest to discover the deepest place on earth
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Caving, History, Nonfiction, Travel