John Studdy Leigh: First Footsteps in East Africa?

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Author : Harold G. Marcus; Melvin E. Page

Year : 1972

On January 8, 1892 John Studdy Leigh rose in a meeting room of the California Academy of Science building in San Francisco to deliver the inaugural lecture of the Geographical Society of California.’ His talk on”Somali Land, or the Eastern Horn of Africa” described a journey along the coast and into the interior of Somalia. Much of the exposition concerned his adventures and observations on a trip to Harar,