A number of publications have noted the passing of National Geographic writer / photographer Thomas Abercrombie.
Photo District News, which also cites an Abercrombie interview that appeared in New Bay Times in 1998.
The New York Times called Abercrombie an "adventurer with lens."
The Washington Post recounts Abercrombie's swashbuckling tales:
The point of all those travels was to bring back photographs and stories of the world, and Mr. Abercrombie was one of the magazine's foreign staff who handled a camera and pen with equal dexterity, disparate abilities rarely found in the same person.
The National Geographic web site has a piece by Abercrombie about the Matterhorn.