Rhodesian National Museum


    IN reference to the announcement of the proposed National Museum for Southern Rhodesia in the neighbourhood of the Zimbabwe ruins (see NATURE, July 9, p. 65), Mr. F. M. Collins writes to suggest the possibility of a confusion between the Victoria Falls and Fort Victoria, the township one hundred and eighty miles east of Buluwayo, near which the ruins are situated, while their distance from the Falls is by air approximately four hundred miles. 'Proximity', however, the term in the comment in these columns to which Mr. Collins takes exception, is, as he admits, relative, and as the general sense indicated was used in comparison with, for example, the distance from Cape Town, which would affect students and tourists, rather than in relation to absolute mileage.

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    Rhodesian National Museum. Nature 142, 247 (1938). https://doi.org/10.1038/142247a0

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