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This address was accompanied by lantern slides. Some background and history of Mount Everest expeditions from 1892. A few details of the first two expeditions. A detailed description of the third expedition of 1924, with which the speaker was associated. Included are facts and figures about the mountain and the geographic area; participants in the expedition; organization; climate; difficulties; the approach; base camp. Plans for a further expedition by the Mount Everest Committee of the Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club of London. Purpose of these expeditions. The death of Mallory and Irvine. A love of adventure and pioneering. Plans by other countries for an expedition to Mount Everest. Hope that the British expedition will reach the top.