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Status: PROCESSED Received: 23 Dec 13 17:23:23 Format: plain
Job: Sydney Morning Herald, 20 May 1901 Comment: View in Trove

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ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION. TUE B1ÃŽITISH EXPEDITION. ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION. THE BRITISH EXPEDITION.
LONDON, May l8. " Nature," in commenting upon LONDON, May 18. " Nature," in commenting upon
the differences that nroso in regard to tho the differences that arose in regard to the
com- mand of the projected ospedition to tho command of the projected expedition to the
An- tarctic regionB, blames the council of Antarctic regions, blames the council of
tho Koyal Geographical Society for refusing the Royal Geographical Society for refusing
to endorso tho compromiso which Mr, B. A Grijgory to endorse the compromise which Mr, B. A Gregory
had accepted. Professor E. B. Poulton accuses had accepted. Professor E. B. Poulton accuses
som o of tho committee-men of tho Boyal Society some of the committee-men of the Royal Society
of having sacrificed an exceptionally eompotont of having sacrificed an exceptionally competent
Antarctic scientific leader for tho sako of Antarctic scientific leader for the sake of
peace. In February lost a diseusBlou arose peace. In February last a discussion arose
between the Royal Society and tbe Royal Geographical between the Royal Society and the Royal Geographical
Society. The lloyal Society insisted that Society. The Royal Society insisted that
the command of the Antarctic Expedition should the command of the Antarctic Expedition should
be entrusted to the Director of tho Civilian be entrusted to the Director of the Civilian
Staff of the expedition. The Hovel Geographical Staff of the expedition. The Royal Geographical
Society hold that a naval officer ought to coinmaud. Society hold that a naval officer ought to command.
Lieutenant U.V. Scott, E.N., is the naval commander Lieutenant U.V. Scott, E.N., is the naval commander
of the expedition. of the expedition.