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[[left margin stamp]] FROM THE FLYING PIONEERS BIOGRAPHIES OF HAROLD E. MOREHOUSE [[/left margin stamp]]

made of his experiences.

Early in 1921 Dyott gave an extensive lecture before the Royal Geographic Society in London, recounting a mission undertaken by him for the purpose of making preliminary survey of an air route from the Pacific Ocean to the Amazon River. He had led exploration parties among head hunters in the Upper Amazon River and into Inca lands in Peru.

Dyott evidently made several trips into the Amazon area of South America on planned expeditions, hunting for lost explorers, studying Amazon tribes and searching for palm groves. On one of these expeditions he took a twin-engine Bellanca seaplane for his work, to be flown by George Rommill and Robert Cutter.

In early 1927 he went to South America to retrace the steps of Theodore Roosevelt along the River of Doubt. Colonel Roosevelt had lost much of his valuable film during his trip in 1914 through the jungle and rapids, and Dyott was commissioned by the Roosevelt family and the Roosevelt Memorial Association to obtain and film record of the scenes through which the ex-President passed.

In 1928 he went into the Brazilian jungles for the Royal Geographical Society with an expedition seeking Colonel P. H. Fawcett, a British explorer who had disappeared with his son three years earlier.  After an eventful 3,000 mile swing through the jungle the Dyott party came upon clues but finally concluded that the Fawcetts had been lost.

Dyott passed away at his home in Babylon, Long Island, August 1, 1972, at age 89. He was survived by his wife and three sons.

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