Morten P. Porsild


John Muir


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DEN DANSKE ARKTISKE STATION.DISKO, GRONLAND.d [illegible]1906Sir,In the summer of the present year a permanent Station for the Study of Arctic Science will be established on the South-coast of Disco-Island in Danish West-Greenland. The cost of the foundation is defrayed by a gift from Mr. A. HOLCK, Counseller of Justice, of Copenhagen, and the Danish Government has promised an annual grant of kroner 10.000 ([illegible] 600) towards its maintenance.A laboratory, equipped with appliances and instruments, especially for biological researches, will be attached to the Station, and work-places will be furnished for visiting naturalists, Foreign as well as Danish. The establishment of two such places is contemplated at present. The visitors will obtain the free use of the instruments, travelling outfit and library of the Station; lodging will be free and a small foe will be charged only for board. Cheap fare to and from the Station, via Copenhagen will be provided. The first visitors can be received in 1907, and notices, inviting application, will be issued in due course.03695


Copenhagen, Denmark

Date Original

1906-02-16 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 24 x 41 cm.

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