Reference numberCD/65
Alternative reference numberCD 893-905
TitleDocuments on the National Expedition for the Exploration of the Sea, for the consideration of the Royal Society's Council
DescriptionPapers and correspondence relating to the proposed National Expedition for the Exploration of the Sea, also known as the Oceanographical Expedition or the 'New Challenger' Expedition, instigated by the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Features letters between members of the Royal Society's Committee on the subject, which ultimately agrees that they cannot ask the Government to spend such a huge amount of money on deep sea exploration at the present time.
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