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The Joint Services Expedition to Elephant Island was a British scientific surveying and mountaineering expedition to Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. It took place from December 1970 to March 1971. Except for one civilian from the British Antarctic Survey, the 14 participants were serving members of the British Armed Forces under the leadership of Commander Malcolm Burley of the Royal Navy. The expedition was sponsored by the Joint Services Expedition Trust with the aim of climbing, exploring and carrying out a preliminary scientific survey of islands in the Elephant group for the Directorate of Overseas Surveys. The expedition was transported to and from the island by HMS Endurance. During the course of the expedition several mountains were climbed for the firs

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  • The Joint Services Expedition to Elephant Island was a British scientific surveying and mountaineering expedition to Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. It took place from December 1970 to March 1971. Except for one civilian from the British Antarctic Survey, the 14 participants were serving members of the British Armed Forces under the leadership of Commander Malcolm Burley of the Royal Navy. The expedition was sponsored by the Joint Services Expedition Trust with the aim of climbing, exploring and carrying out a preliminary scientific survey of islands in the Elephant group for the Directorate of Overseas Surveys. The expedition was transported to and from the island by HMS Endurance. During the course of the expedition several mountains were climbed for the firs
  • La Joint Services Expedition to Elephant Island √® stata un'esplorazione agrimensuristica e alpinistica scientifica britannica nell'Isola Elephant, nelle Isole Shetland Meridionali, in Antartide. Avvenne nel periodo che va da dicembre del 1970 a marzo del 1971. Eccetto che per un civile del British Antarctic Survey, i 14 partecipanti erano membri in servizio delle British Armed Forces, sotto il comando del Comandante Malcolm Burley della Royal Navy. La spedizione era finanziata dal Joint Services Expedition Trust, con l'obiettivo di arrampicare, esplorare e compiere un sondaggio scientifico preliminare delle isole nel gruppo dell'Elefante per conto del Direttorato dei Sondaggi Coloniali. La spedizione fu trasportata per e dall'isola dalla HMS Endurance. Durante il corso della spedizione num
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  • The Joint Services Expedition to Elephant Island was a British scientific surveying and mountaineering expedition to Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. It took place from December 1970 to March 1971. Except for one civilian from the British Antarctic Survey, the 14 participants were serving members of the British Armed Forces under the leadership of Commander Malcolm Burley of the Royal Navy. The expedition was sponsored by the Joint Services Expedition Trust with the aim of climbing, exploring and carrying out a preliminary scientific survey of islands in the Elephant group for the Directorate of Overseas Surveys. The expedition was transported to and from the island by HMS Endurance. During the course of the expedition several mountains were climbed for the first time and numerous place-names were recommended for geographic features on the island.
  • La Joint Services Expedition to Elephant Island √® stata un'esplorazione agrimensuristica e alpinistica scientifica britannica nell'Isola Elephant, nelle Isole Shetland Meridionali, in Antartide. Avvenne nel periodo che va da dicembre del 1970 a marzo del 1971. Eccetto che per un civile del British Antarctic Survey, i 14 partecipanti erano membri in servizio delle British Armed Forces, sotto il comando del Comandante Malcolm Burley della Royal Navy. La spedizione era finanziata dal Joint Services Expedition Trust, con l'obiettivo di arrampicare, esplorare e compiere un sondaggio scientifico preliminare delle isole nel gruppo dell'Elefante per conto del Direttorato dei Sondaggi Coloniali. La spedizione fu trasportata per e dall'isola dalla HMS Endurance. Durante il corso della spedizione numerose montagne sono state scalate per la prima volta e numerosi nomi di localit√† furono raccomandati per gli elementi geografici dell'isola.
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