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Explorer II, National Geographic Society Headquarters

Explorer II, National Geographic Society Headquarters Washington District of Columbia
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Stock #: 391581
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Held world's altitude record - 72,395 feet - for 21 years. In a 1935 expedition sponsored by the National Geographic Society and the US Army Air Corps, the gondola carried Capts. A.W. Stevens and O.A. Anderson 225 miles across South Dakota. National Geographic Society in Washington, DC, exhibits this gondola

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