Science: Greenland Elaborated

Like a pouting lip, the promontory of Northeast Foreland juts from Greenland's poleward face into the Arctic Ocean. Across a 300-mi. gap of ice-choked water lies the intricately indented coast of Svalbard (Spitsbergen). Down between them, on maps, runs a frizzy line enclosing a white blob which cartographers have labeled "unexplored." Reports received in Copenhagen last week indicated the frizzy line would have to be changed. Just inside it, Dr. Lauge Koch, Danish scientist-explorer, had found a chain of mountainous islands.

Dr. Koch's expedition, operating from the sturdy little baseship Gustav Holm,...

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