Science: Beebe

Having broken through the heavy static at the equator after a fortnight of reported failure (TIME, Apr. 20), Explorer William Beebe, last week, employed his radio to tell the U. S. his oceanographic adventures in the South Pacific Ocean. Cruising south from Panama to study the chilly Humboldt Current off the coast of Ecuador (TIME, Apr. 13), thence west to the Galapagos Islands (on the Equator, longitude 92° west), those on board the Arcturus had beheld:

¶ A gigantic tide rip, scores of miles long, where the El Nino (southbound) (TIME, Apr. 13) met...

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