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Over the rough and tangled places of the hemispheres trains of men with beasts of burden have forayed during the past winter, as often for sport and recreation as for science. Rich men have vied with institutions to explore, and have made the hardy trips themselves. To do so has become a new fashion.
In the west, outstanding expeditions of the season have been:
Maya Curse (Field Museum of Chicago). In southwest Mexico, 35 miles south by southeast of Valladolid and at the western border of Quintana Roo, the Mason-Blodgett expedition sent by the Field Museum...