|Alternative reference number
|Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to the Secretary, the Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W.
|15 February 1906
|Geikie refers to the report by Stanley Gardiner on his exploring expedition in the Indian Ocean, carried out in 1904-1905, which has been under consideration by the President and Council of the Royal Society. They have been directed to send thanks to the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty for use of the ship "Sealark" and its role in securing such important scientific results relating to oceanography and marine biology.