If Fred's calculations were correctâ€”they agreed with Mrs. Worthington's recollectionsâ€”four trunks remained unaccounted for.
If Fred's calculations were correct—they agreed with Mrs. Worthington's recollections—four trunks remained unaccounted for.
It was this remarkable fact which first led to the idea that, as the rainfall could not be accounted for either by evaporation or by the river discharge, much of the 90% unaccounted for must sink into the ground, and in part be absorbed by some underlying bed-rock.
A Dutch salvage company, which began operations in August 1857, recovered £99,893 in the course of two years, but it was estimated that some £1,175,000 are still unaccounted for.
The next step is to write down every unaccounted-for gotta-do cramming your head onto its own scrap of paper.