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Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri V. Dr. Tesuo Matsumura was the field leader of the Kyusho University Alpine Club expedition to Dhaulagiri V (24,992 feet). While attempting the south ridge, Fukashi Chijiwa, Yukio Asano and two Sherpas were on October 5 swept down 2000 feet by an avalanche from just above Camp II (19,300 feet). Chijiwa was buried and suffocated, while the others miraculously survived. The expedition was given up'

KAMAL K. GUHA, Himalayan Club