Art (Arthur Karr) Gilkey (1926 – 1953) was an American geologist and mountaineer. He explored Alaska in 1950 and 1952. He died during an expedition to K2 in 1953. Approaching the peak he suffered from thrombophlebitis (blood clots in the leg). During an attempt by his fellow climbers to bring him down the mountain he slided downhill and disappeared. 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other uses, see K2 (disambiguation). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into deep vein thrombosis. ...
Biography of Art Gilkey
Categories: 1926 births | Living people | 1953 births | American geologists | American mountain climbers
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