The man who helped thousands to fill the gap
A year later a second expedition to Lapland took place, described by Murray Levick in a 100-page book entitled Young Pioneers in Northern Finland, published in 1933.
On board the SS Nova Scotia: Levick with the group of 1934 young explorers in Newfoundland. The photo may well have been taken by Roald Dahl
A 1938 edition of the Boy's Own Paper, a popular publication which was keen to report on Levick's activities with his young explorers
The Society was registered as an Educational Charity in 1938, when members of the public were invited to subscribe to an Endowment Fund with Trustees nominated by the Royal Geographical Society. This Fund still exists.
BSES members measure a caiman, a type of small crocodilian
We called him 'George.'