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By S. Hastenrath

During a decade's paintings at the mountains of East Africa, I met essentially the most fabulous humans in the world. it truly is most unlikely to list all those that have helped me during this examine in a single means or different. Glacier study in East Africa has a few historical past. approximately part a century in the past, Carl Troll accomplished the 1st targeted mapping of Lewis Glacier. I had the nice fortune of replacing principles with him at his domestic in Bonn in 1974, presently earlier than his dying. Paul C. Spink, Ulceby, North lincolnshire, England, shared with me his photos and observations on Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya within the Forties. while I joined the college of Nairobi in 1973, numerous individuals of the 1957-58 IGY Mc)Unt Kenya: day trip have been nonetheless there. I bought beneficiant recommendation and support from Igor Loupekine, John Loxton, yet particularly from Robert A. Caukwell and Frank Charnley. Their non-stop coopera tion used to be an excellent encouragement through the years. Heinz Loeffler, collage of Vienna, proficient me concerning the intensity of Lewis Tarn. Helmut Heuberger, collage of Munich, supplied me facts on his measurements of glacier terminus positions. Peter Gollmer of Geosurveys and Alan Root, Nairobi, gave me aerial pictures of Kibo f om the early Nineteen Seventies. I recognize aid from a number of different colleagues on the collage of Nairobi: Raouf Rostom of the dept of Surveying and Photogrammetry; Neville Skinner of the dep. of Physics; G. C. Asnani, John Ng'anga, J. ok.

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