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September 2002, Web Page
"Outer Adventure, Inner Journey" - Tales of a Love Affair with the Sea
Dr. Ugo Conti is an electronic engineer, an oceanographer, and a geophysicist by training at U.C. Berkeley and Italy's Rome University. Since his youth, he has had an intense affection for the sea. he will speak of this. His is not an idle affair. On one occasion he crossed the Pacific, alone, on a sailing inflatable of his own design - in record time despite some shark attacks.
Date: Friday, September 27, 2002
This announcement tells of a book celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hillary and Norgay's ascent of Mount Everest. Photographer Anne B. Keiser and writer Cynthia Russ Ramsay recount the many stories. Come to the February meeting to hear Anne.
Deep Ocean Expeditions, The Explorers Club, and The Explorers Club Travelers Program are hosing a black-tie event featuring High Definition footage, taken from deepdiving Russian MIR submersibles, of the wreck sites of R.M.S. Titanic and the German Battleship Bismarck plus the Rainbow Hydrothermal Vents along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Place: St. Francis Yacht Club, The Marine, San Francisco
Time: 6:30 PM, no-host cocktails; 7:30 PM, dinner
Cost: $55 (by Sept. 23), $60 if postmarked afterwards (if you send it late, contact Lesley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510.527.7899 to assure a reservation)
Mail your reservation to Lesley Ewing, The Explorers Club, 1679 Tacoma Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707-1826
Date created: 09/17/2002
Last modified: 09/20/2002
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