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By Louise Chipley Slavicek

Girls Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid girls whose starvation for event and information forced them on paths of discovery worldwide. Their discoveries not just introduced shops of knowledge on subject matters starting from old dinosaur fossils to lifestyles in Tibet, but in addition challenged the verified roles of girls of their fields. The daughter of a prosperous planter, Alexander used her inheritance to fund study for her passion--the usual sciences. a number of dinosaur species were named in her honor, and her legacy keeps on the collage of California at Berkeley's museum of paleontology, for which Alexander supplied money and donated specimens.

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