Science: Expeditions: Oct. 10, 1927

During the past fortnight explorers startled their native shores with tales that inspired many a wild surmise:

¶ Baffin Island's unexplored west coast yielded to an expedition under direction of Publisher George Palmer Putnam, evidence of a great new mountain range that may yet cause the map of North America to be changed. Traces of a pre-Eskimo civilization (called by the explorers Tunic) pointed to a lost race.

¶ From the far South Seas, a ship that had once under Scott pierced the vast whiteness of the Antarctic, brought back to England scientific minutiae on whales. Gained after a two-year expedition in...

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