The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, 1946–47

Bingham, E.W.. 1947 The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, 1946–47. Polar Record, 5 (33-34). 27-39.

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In July 1945, the Secretary of State for the Colonies appointed me leader of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey for two years, an appointment which brought a prospect of a free existence in the wide open spaces as compared with routine office life. I soon found this prospect fading over the horizon. For months I was tied to an office, early and late, surrounded by scores of papers, insistent questioners and a ceaseless telephone bell. All this was necessary before the stores were ordered, packed and dispatched and the staff appointed.

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