|Date||June 8, 1937|
|Location||Dakar West Africa Senegal|
|Dimensions||Image: 7 13/16 x 6 1/16 in. (19.8 x 15.4 cm)
Paper: 8 7/16 x 6 9/16 in. (21.4 x 16.7 cm)
|Print medium||Photo-Gelatin silver|
"Miss Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan are pictured at the airport here [Dakar, Senegal] as they studied a map of the route over the jungle to Niamey, French West Africa [now Niger], 1,275 miles east of this point. Miss Earhart set her fleet twin-motored Lockheed Electra down on Dakar airport on June 8, the day after she landed at St. Louis, 163 miles north, following a flight across the South Atlantic from Natal, Brazil. She and Captain Noonan are making a leisurely flight around the world at its 'waist.'"
The LIFE Magazine Collection, 2005