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Snow on the equator.

H. W. Tilman

Snow on the equator.

by H. W. Tilman

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Published by Travel Book Club in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London: G. Bell, 1937.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20688113M

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First published in , Snow on the Equator chronicles Tilman's early adventures; his transition from East African coffee planter to famed mountaineer. After World War I, Tilman left for Africa, where he grew coffee, prospected for gold and met Eric Shipton, the two beginning their famed mountaineering partnership, traversing Mount Kenya and.   Skiing Cayambe at 15, ft, right on the equator in Ecuador, South America. Read the full story from

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First published inSnow on the Equator chronicles Tilman s early adventures; his transition from East African coffee planter to famed mountaineer. After World War I, Tilman left for Africa, where he grew coffee, prospected for gold and met Eric Shipton, the two beginning their famed mountaineering partnership, traversing Mount Kenya and climbing Kilimanjaro and Ruwenzori/5(2).

First published inSnow on the Equator chronicles Tilman’s early adventures; his transition from East African coffee planter to famed mountaineer. After World War I, Tilman left for Africa, where he grew coffee, prospected for gold and met Eric Shipton, the two beginning their famed mountaineering partnership, traversing Mount Kenya and climbing Kilimanjaro and Ruwenzori/5(2).

Snow on the Equator chronicles Tilman’s early adventures; his transition from East African coffee planter to famed mountaineer. After World War I, Tilman left for Africa, where he grew coffee, prospected for gold and met Eric Shipton, the two beginning their famed mountaineering partnership, traversing Mount Kenya Snow on the equator.

book climbing Kilimanjaro and Ruwenzori. Snow on the Equator, which is more of a travel than a mountaineering book, has a neat style and often delightful humor. If you don’t object to a somewhat disorganized narrative, you will enjoy this straightforward account of what an imaginative man of great hardihood and endurance will do during fourteen years in the Dark Continent.

Snow on the Equator introduces us to the young Bill Tilman who, in his own words, was looking for something to do: To those who went to the War straight from school and survived it, the problem of what to do afterwards was peculiarly difficult.

Snow on the Equator, Tilman’s first book, shows the young man File Size: KB. The elevation at which you can get snow is called the "snow line." The closer you get to the equator, the warmer it tends to be, so the higher the snow line is. This means that you have to get really high up in order to get snow at the equator.

-Tamara (published on 10/22/). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tilman, H.W. (Harold William), Snow on the equator.

London, G. Bell & Sons, (OCoLC) Snow on the Equator chronicles Tilman&’s early adventures; his transition from East African coffee planter to famed mountaineer. After World War I, he moved to Africa, meeting Eric Shipton and.

First published inSnow on the Equator chronicles Tilman’s early adventures; his transition from East African coffee planter to famed mountaineer. After World War I, Tilman left for Africa, where he grew coffee, prospected for gold and met Eric Shipton, the two beginning their famed mountaineering partnership, traversing Mount Kenya and climbing Kilimanjaro and : First published inand now republished as a beautiful new edition by Vertebrate, Snow on the Equator tells the remarkable tale of the author’s years in British East Africa after the First World War.

He had no plans after and started out as a pioneer in wild bush land, building an estate and living in a tent to begin with, until he was able to construct at first a rough hut and then a house.

Get this from a library. Snow on the Equator. [H W Tilman; Jim Perrin] --?To those who went to the War straight from school and survived it, the problem of what to do afterwards was particularly difficult.' For H.W. Tilman, the solution lay in Africa. gold prospecting. It does not snow on the equator except at very high altitudes, where snow is restricted by the reduced convection at cool temperatures.

Typically frosts occur at the equator above 3, metres. 'Snow on the Equator, which is more of a travel than a mountaineering book, has a neat style and often delightful humor.' American Alpine Journal 'Tilman has an engaging, breezy and often characteristically upper-class understated British style, and is frequently very amusing, though the lightness of his style belies his complex character.'.

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Tilman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9). In Africa, Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa’s highest mountain) both have snow year-round. There are also snow-capped mountains in the Latin American country of Ecuador. In fact, the equator line runs right through Mount Cotopaxi and the Cayambe snow mountains, which are around meters tall.

First published inSnow on the Equator chronicles Tilman’s early adventures; his transition from East African coffee planter to famed mountaineer. After World War I, Tilman left for Africa, where he grew coffee, prospected for gold and met Eric Shipton, the two beginning their famed mountaineering partnership, traversing Mount Kenya and climbing Kilimanjaro and Ruwenzori/5.Ecuador, snow on the equator.

[Washington, ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Office of Inter-American Affairs. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Text continued on p. [3] of cover. "Published by .Snow and ice can exist along the equator because of extreme altitude.

The higher up you travel the colder it gets (about 3 degrees Fahrenheit per feet climbed, or around 5 degrees celsius for.