Science: Wilkins' Discovery

Captain Sir George Hubert Wilkins with his airplane pilot Lieutenant Carl Ben Eielson, last week, discovered that Graham Land is separate from the Antarctic continent. Between them is an ice-covered strait. Graham Land itself seems to be fringed with an archipelago. Between a great plateau to its north and a double mountain chain to its south is a broad expanse of white, which may indicate a valley or another strait.

The two men made their observation? while flying their Lockhead-Vega plane in a 1,200-mile sally from their base on Deception Island, situated between Antarctica and Cape Horn.

A collateral marvel of their work...

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