Photos Could Prove Amelia Earhart Lived as Castaway


From Discovery:

An array of detailed aerial photos of the remote island where Amelia Earhart may have survived for a time as a castaway, has resurfaced in a New Zealand museum archive, raising hopes for new photographic evidence about the fate of the legendary aviator.

Found by Matthew O’Sullivan, keeper of photographs at the New Zealand Air Force Museum in Christchurch, the images lay forgotten in an unlabeled tin box in the museum’s archives.

The box contained five sheets of contact prints — for a total of 45 photos, complete with negatives — and a slip of paper with the words “Gardner Island.”

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