Science: Atlantis

Somewhere in the South Atlantic, cruises the Blossom, three-masted schooner, 109 feet over all, with a 24-foot beam, bearing George F. Simmons, of Houston, Texas, formerly game warden of his state and professor of ornithology in the University of Texas and in Rice Institute.

With him—on a voyage which may yet rival that of Darwin's Beagle—are 15 expert helpers. For Simmons seeks to learn the truth about Atlantis, the "continent" that lies in the twilight zone between mythology, history and science. What, when and where was it? Who inhabited it? What became of...

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