From Scotia to ‘Operation Tabarin’: developing British policy for Antarctica

  title={From Scotia to ‘Operation Tabarin’: developing British policy for Antarctica},
  author={John R. Dudeney and David W. H. Walton},
  journal={Polar Record},
  pages={342 - 360}
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