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THE ANTARCTIC.

NEW EXPEDITION PLANNED.

LONDON, April 25. The projected Antarctic expedition, under the leadership ;of Commapder Cope, will consist of 58 men. These will divide into three parties, 22/ remaining at New Harbour,, and the'second and third parties on Scott Islands which is within the Antarctic Circle, and on Ross Island, forming the gateway to Ross Sea. After landing these parties, the Terra Nova will return to Wellington^ to load provisions sufficient for four years. She will leave Welling-; ton in the summer of 1921 and visitthe three parties. After that the Terra Nova will circumnavigate the southern continent, attempting to reach a cape (name unstated), and in the winter of 1922 will proceed, along the known coastlines. In the following, .summer the ship will attempt, to visit Coats Land, where she may be compelled to winter instead of at the.South Shotlands, not attempting to cross the Weddell Sea,:, Constant' .wireless , Com-' munication will be maintained With Me Falkland Islands. ! ...

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919

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THE ANTARCTIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919

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