Flying Over the Arctic
In planes assembled from parts hauled north by ship, Richard E. Byrd paves the way for future exploration of the Arctic by air, logging the particulars of each flight, including a successful trip over polar ice caps.
The MacMillan Arctic Expedition Returns: U. S. Navy Planes Make First Series of Overland Flights in the Arctic and National Geographic Society Staff Obtains Valuable Data and Specimens for Scientific Study
In the course of its successful journey to Smith Sound in northern Greenland, MacMillan’s team measured tides, collected nature specimens, and visited Viking ruins, while keeping in touch with home and transmitting dispatches to the Society by radio.
History’s Greatest Trek: Tragedy Stalks Through the Near East as Greece and Turkey Exchange Two Million of Their People
Casualties of post war shuffle, the compulsory exchange of Christians and Muslims between 1922 and 1924 leaves Turkish- speaking Greeks and Greek- speaking Turks refugees in what should be their homelands.
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