National Geographic : 1953 Apr
426 E. Thomas Gilli ard, American Mu se um-Armand De ni s Expedition Wahgi Valley, Land That Time Forgot, Shelters a Hidden World of Stone Tools Two decades ago Michael Leahy, a gold prospector, made front pages the world over by di covering this valley with it thou and of Stone Age avages. This vista confronted Mr. Leahy when he topped a mountain barrier 9,400 fee t high. The Chimbu River nakes south through the Bi marcks (foreground) and aero the shadowy Wahgi alley toward the fog-shrouded Kubors. Bundi Track, a pioneer trail, scratches the landscape at lower ri ght.