Science: Mrs. Byrd's Land

Commander Richard Evelyn Byrd, last week, and for the first time since he came to fame, made public tribute to his wife. It was 14 years and a month after they were married. He, in Antarctica, had just flown over and claimed for the U. S. unknown land in the Pacific Quadrant* of the continent, between his base on Ross Sea and Sir George Hubert Wilkins' base on Weddell Sea. The region is south of the long-known Alexandra Mountains and the Byrd-discovered Rockefeller mountains, a great stretch of rumpled iciness.

When Byrd returned to...

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