By Louise Chipley Slavicek
Girls Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid ladies whose starvation for experience and data pressured them on paths of discovery all over the world. Their discoveries not just introduced shops of knowledge on issues starting from historic dinosaur fossils to lifestyles in Tibet, but additionally challenged the confirmed roles of girls of their fields. The daughter of a prosperous planter, Alexander used her inheritance to fund examine for her passion--the normal sciences. a variety 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.