ARMY & NAVY: Last Continent


Summer is coming to the world's last great uninhabited land mass:the Antarctic continent. Even with the tepid sun hovering for months above the horizon, it will still be a bleak region. Its peaks, soaring to a frigid 15,000 feet, have little need for "keep off" signs. Man cannot support himself in the Antarctic, but with elaborate precautions he can maintain himself there long enough to thaw out some of its deep-frozen secrets.

A British expedition of three or more ships has been operating quietly down below for two years, probably from U.S.-built bases in the Antarctic archipelago south of...

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