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Norman Dyhrenfurth
August 29, 1960
Norman Dyhrenfurth, a Swiss-born citizen of San Diego, is one of the foremost experts on the Himalayas. Son of a pioneer explorer of those great peaks, he arrived in the U.S. in 1938, became a climbing and skiing instructor on both coasts as well as an authority on documentary photography. He instructed in this field at UCLA, then directed the team which filmed the development of the Atlas missile at Convair Astronautics. He has participated in four Himalayan expeditions.
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Norman Dyhrenfurth, a Swiss-born citizen of San Diego, is one of the foremost experts on the Himalayas. Son of a pioneer explorer of those great peaks, he arrived in the U.S. in 1938, became a climbing and skiing instructor on both coasts as well as an authority on documentary photography. He instructed in this field at UCLA, then directed the team which filmed the development of the Atlas missile at Convair Astronautics. He has participated in four Himalayan expeditions.

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