Death Zone

Some articles on death zone, deaths, zones:

Effects Of High Altitude On Humans - Effects As A Function of Altitude - Death Zone
... Finally, the death zone, in mountaineering, refers to altitudes above a certain point where the amount of oxygen is not high enough to sustain human life ... The term "death zone" was originally coined by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, a Swiss doctor, in his 1952 book, The Mountain World ... Many deaths in high-altitude mountaineering have been caused by the effects of the death zone, either directly (loss of vital functions) or indirectly (wrong decisions made under stress ...
Mount Everest - Death Zone - Thefts and Other Crimes
... In addition to theft, the 2008 book High Crimes by Michael Kodas describes unethical guides and Sherpas, prostitution and gambling at the Tibet Base Camp, fraud related to the sale of oxygen bottles, and climbers collecting donations under the pretense of removing trash from the mountain. ...
Kasterborous - Geography
... blue and Earth-like in The Five Doctors (1983) within the isolated Death Zone ... The wastes of Gallifrey include the Death Zone, an area that was used as a gladiatorial arena by the first Time Lords, pitting various species kidnapped from their respective time zones against each ... Inside the Death Zone stands the Tomb of Rassilon, the founder of Time Lord society (The Five Doctors) ...

Famous quotes containing the words zone and/or death:

    The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines.
    Italo Calvino (1923–1985)

    In taking out an insurance policy one pays for it in dollars and cents, always at liberty to discontinue payments. If, however, woman’s premium is a husband, she pays for it with her name, her privacy, her self-respect, her very life, “until death doth part.”
    Emma Goldman (1869–1940)