18 July 1947
Vol 106, Issue 2742

About The Cover

Maurice Ewing, of the Geology Department, Columbia University, shown on the deck of the research ship Atlantis prior to its sailing on July 15. Prof. Ewing is directing the group of scientists who will survey part of the mid-Atlantic Ridge 1,200 miles east of Bermuda. The expedition is being sponsored by the National Geographic Society, Columbia University, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (see News and Notes).