Science: Off for Everest

The third Everest Expedition (TIME, Feb. 11) left Darjeeling, northernmost

Indian railroad, on its crusade for the top of the world. It will circle the mountain and approach from the northeast, by the route found most practicable on the previous attempts. Before June 1 success or failure will have been had.

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