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ExplorersWeb 2009 Year in Review Final: Statistics and Politics

Posted: Dec 23, 2009 02:25 am EST

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In previous years, ExplorersWeb have published one big Year in Review on January 1st. This year we are cutting it up in sections, to be posted every day until the awards, with the compiled report to go up early 2010. Today the final flashback: Statistics and Politics. PoliticsIn spring, the Tibetan side of Everest was closed for climbing until April 1 due to the 50th anniversary of the Dalai Lama exile. Authorities issued some climbing permits later on but continued to restrict access to the region. In fall, China again...

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