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THE CONQUEST OF COPPER MOUNTAIN [CARSTENZ] Forbes Wilson 1981 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By Wilson, Forbes
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New York, 1981, 1st edition. 243 pp, color plates, end paper maps, appendix, index. Black cloth hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is chipped, book is Fine condition.

This is about the discovery and development of the cooper mine that is often the gateway to climbing Carstenz Pyramid in New Guinea, one of the seven summits. There is a mention of climbing, not mentioning Harrer and Temple by name (I read the book, M.C.)

Subtitle: "A Vivid, Personal Account of the Discovery and Development of a Spectacular Outcrop of Ore in the Remote Peaks of Irian Jaya, Indonesia" 

From the jacket: "The Conquest of Copper Mountain is the dramatic story of a geologist's dream come true: the discovery and subsequent development of the largest outcrop of base metal in the world."

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