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Asia, Afghanistan, Shah Fladi and Mir Samir

Shah Fladi and Mir Samir. A reconnaissance party, Yasushi Yomota and Kazuyoshi Matsukura, of the Alpine Club of Tohoku Gakuin University tried Shah Fladi (16,875 feet) from April 15 to May 3 and Mir Samir (19,059 feet) from May 10 to 26 but failed to reach either summit because of poor equipment. (First ascent of Mir Samir July 27, 1959 by Harald Biller’s expedition from Nürnberg Germany. — Editor.)

Ichiro Yoshizawa, Japanese Alpine Club