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The Michael Sars North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition, 19101

Nature volume 85, pages 388393 (19 January 1911) | Download Citation



IN August, 1910, Sir John Murray offered to defray the expenses of an expedition to the North Atlantic with the Norwegian research steamer Michael Sars. The Norwegian Government, too, showed itself very indulgent towards the enterprise, and placed the vessel entirely at our disposition; and my colleagues, who have so long taken part in these researches, Prof. H. H. Gran, Dr. Helland-Hansen, Mr. E. Koefoed, and Captain Thor Iversen, all signified their utmost willingness to join the expedition.

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