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Polar Exhibition

Nature volume 141, page 1051 (11 June 1938) | Download Citation



A PRELIMINABY circular has been issued of the projected International Exhibition of Polar Exploration which is to be held at Bergen from May until September, 1940, under the patronage of the King of Norway and the presidency of the Prime Minister, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Commerce and the chairman of the council of the city of Bergen. The aim is to present a general survey of exploration, natural conditions and inhabitants and resources in arctic and antarctic regions. Polar regions of all States are to be included. Exhibits will consist of charts, models of vessels and aeroplanes, instruments, equipment, diaries, photographs and paintings. Whaling, sealing, trapping and tourist traffic will also be represented. Buildings are to be erected for the exhibition, which will be held contemporaneously with a national exhibition of arts, crafts, fisheries and communications. The offices of the Polar Exhibition are Telegrafbygningen, Bergen, Norway.

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