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THE Lord President of the Council, as president of the Committee of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, has appointed Dr. J. S. Flett, at present Assistant to the Director in Scotland, to be Director of the Geological Survey and Museum. Dr. Flett succeeds Sir Aubrey Strahan, who retires this month. Mr. G. W. Lamplugh, Assistant to the Director in England, also retires.

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Notes. Nature 105, 590–594 (1920).

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