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

@article{Dudeney2011FromST,
  title={From Scotia to ‘Operation Tabarin’: developing British policy for Antarctica},
  author={John R. Dudeney and David W. H. Walton},
  journal={Polar Record},
  year={2011},
  volume={48},
  pages={342 - 360}
}
ABSTRACT The roots of a British Antarctic policy can be traced, paradoxically, back to the establishment of a meteorological station by the Scottish Antarctic Expedition in the South Orkneys, in 1903, and the indifference of the British Government to its almost immediate transfer to the Argentine Government. It was from that modest physical presence upon Laurie Island that Argentina came increasingly to challenge British claims to the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands Dependencies (FID… 

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