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Discovering The Undiscovered Parts Of A Planet (Earth)

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The great explorers all had a whole lot of unknown in front of them.  They had no idea what they'd find, and they came back with big surprises (think Charles Darwin, for one example). 

The mystery is mostly gone on an Earth now completely mapped.  Or is it? 

Kate Harris once so despaired of no more undiscovered country that she wanted to move to Mars. 

But she found lots of unknown corners left on Earth.  She found them by bicycle, a tale she tells in her book  Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road.  Kate Harris stops exploring long enough to visit with us about all she's seen.  
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and marked his tenth anniversary as the full-time host of the Jefferson Exchange at the end of 2019. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for 35 years, working in both television and radio.
John Baxter's history at JPR reaches back three decades.  John was the JPR program director who was the architect of "the split" when JPR grew from a single program stream to three separate streams. We coaxed him out of retirement and he's now a co-producer of the Jefferson Exchange.