Wikipedia is big, right? Do you remember the 2015 project where it was printed? Current estimates suggest a printed edition of the English language version (without images) would require 3011 volumes and would fill 16 book stacks.
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Mine was American explorer William Raynolds, who was led the first summit expedition of the tallest mountain in Mexico Pico de Orizaba and also the 3rd highest peak in North America
This all happened in the aftermath of the American occupation of Mexico after the Mexican-American War, and summiting a mountain of the country you waged war against seems rather symbolic in many ways. But still a feat.
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