Science: Last Grand Journey

One of the most dramatic episodes of man's exploration of his planet is shaping up this week in the hostile white heart of Antarctica. The British Commonwealth land expedition, led by 49-year-old Scientist-Explorer Vivian Ernest Fuchs, is battling toward the air-supplied U.S. base at the South Pole, and will probably get there in a few more days. Geologist Fuchs, lean veteran of 30 years of scientific exploration in Greenland, Africa and Antarctica, has announced that he intends to press on, in spite of the threat of worsening weather, and hopes to reach Scott...

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