Science: Across the Arctic by Sub

To cross the Arctic Ocean by submarine, scooting under ice floes, surging up at ice lakes, was the plan voiced in Manhattan last week by Sir George Hubert Wilkins, Arctic-Antarctic explorer. For ten years he has nursed the project.

If he can finance the submarine trip (officials of the Simon Lake Submarine Works at Bridgeport, Conn., last week, offered to loan him their old but sturdy Defender) he hopes to make the trip next July, and return to fly in Antarctica next October.

In July the Arctic is clotted with ice, not frozen over....

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