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Amphibious Motorcyclists Explore Salton Sea (Oct, 1921)

Amphibious Motorcyclists Explore Salton Sea

By BURTON C. MEDFORD

THE Salton Sea, of Southern California, two hundred and sixty feet below sea level—a vast inland sea in the midst of a burned-out desert—was recently the scene of a weird and extraordinary motorcycle tour, which was a combination land and water journey with vehicles never intended for anything other than human locomotion on land.

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FIGHTING FOR LIFE IN ANTARCTIC ICE (Sep, 1915)

FIGHTING FOR LIFE IN ANTARCTIC ICE

By Dale Carnagey

R. MAWSON’S recent voyage into the antarctic world was one of the most remarkable from a scientific standpoint that has ever been made. He did not attempt to reach the pole; his aim was scientific research and he succeeded famously. The scientific importance of his discoveries make him one of the world’s greatest explorers.

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Death speeds up Search for New Arctic Route (Aug, 1931)

Death speeds up Search for New Arctic Route

TWO expeditions, one German, one British, established outposts upon the forbidding ice cap of central Greenland, last year, seeking a possible landing place for transatlantic airplanes.

Searchers with airplane and dog teams found Augustine Courtauld of the British Arctic Air Route Expedition, this spring, hungry and unshaven.

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