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27 Young men could test themselves on the empire’s Antarctic frontier, but the rewards would be “spiritual adventure . . [for] fresh minds eager to penetrate into the unknown,” rather than risk to life and limb through penetration of unknown territory. ”29 The Need to Know The Discovery Committee’s organizational structure, like its mission statement, prioritized the contributions of those experts. New appointments and external advisors would augment the contributions Imperial Science in the Antarctic 35 of Sidney Harmer and John Borley.
But while this arrangement worked well for specimens, the marriage between whaling and more specialized science would be difficult. 43 The ideal solution entailed harnessing the financial muscle of whaling to science—without actually being colocated—which would also provide freedom from the pressure to foreground feats of travel. Nordenskjöld brought his hopes to wider attention when he gave the prestigious Vega Day address at the SSAG on April 24, 1911, the anniversary of his uncle’s famous return after conquering the North-East Passage.
54 This embrace of Science, Commerce, and the State 19 science did not yet extend to whales. Sidney Harmer (1862–1950), Keeper of Zoology at the Natural History Museum, had advised the Colonial Office in 1910 that accurate data on whaling levels could prevent overexploitation55 and had lobbied for restrictions on overall catches. 57 Thus far, the state had linked the collection of statistical data on whaling to accounting rather than to management, as exemplified by the 1907 law mandating the collection of statistics from whaling off the Scottish coast58 to facilitate licensing and taxation.