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ANTARCTIC RESEARCH

MAWSON'S VENTURE

MR. E, A. FALLA TO GO (Special to "The Evening Post") AUCKLAND, 6th August. The expedition conducted.; by Sir Douglas Mawsori, to the Antarctic will include Mr. Robert A. Falla, M.A-i lecturer in Nature Study at the Auckland Training College, who accompanied We Mawsou Expedition' to the /Antarctic last year. A request for. pel-mission for Mr. Falla to make the-journey was made recently to the Department' of Scientific and Industrial Research, by Sir Douglas Mawson, and yesterday morning came before the Auckland Education. Board, together with Mr. Falla's resignation from his positionl at the Training College from the end'of August. . ' "No doubt he will be able'to. serve his country better in this way;than he could possibly do in his present'T*ork," commented the chairman; ' Mr. A. Burns, in moving that the-resignation be accepted. : [ Mr. Falla, who went snuth on '•he Discovery last year as geologist, specialising in ornithology, W which he is a recognised authority, lVg,? i written a number of papers \ on his I work. His investigations in. tie ,Anj tare-tic included studies of the, life of 1 the penguin and the albatross^ During the craise of tie DainisM research ship Dana along the: eastern coast of New Zealand, Mr. FaHa ierved with the scientific staff for.* time. , l

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ANTARCTIC RESEARCH, Evening Post, Volume CX, Issue 33, 7 August 1930

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ANTARCTIC RESEARCH Evening Post, Volume CX, Issue 33, 7 August 1930

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