“Bones found on a western Pacific Ocean island in 1940 are likely to be the remains of famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.
“Earhart disappeared during an attempted flight around the world in 1937, and the search for an answer to what happened to her and her navigator has captivated the public for decades.
“Professor Jantz’s analysis is the latest chapter in a back-and-forth that has played out about the remains, which were found on Nikumaroro Island but are now lost.
“All that survive are seven measurements taken of the skull and bones of the arm and leg.
“Those measurements led a scientist in 1941 to conclude the bones belonged to a man.”
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