Science: Expeditions: Sep. 20, 1926

Expeditions are not what they used to be. Sail to the ice-studded shores of Greenland and you can still telephone your wife by wireless. Trek to the heart of Africa and you will not leave the automobile behind you; in fact, a Cape-to-Cairo airplane may pass overhead any day. Last month the British press announced the death of Charles St. John, 86, last white survivor of Missionary David Livingstone's seven-year expedition to find the watershed between Lake Nyasa and Lake Tanganyika, central Africa (1866-73). Concurrently there were reports of modern expeditions, coming and...

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