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== Before the war ==
 
== Before the war ==
 
[[File:P810109.jpg|thumb|150px|Aubrey Strahan c.1912. © BGS/NERC (Image: P810109)]]
 
[[File:P810109.jpg|thumb|150px|Aubrey Strahan c.1912. © BGS/NERC (Image: P810109)]]
In 1913 the 12th International Geological Congress was held in Toronto. The attendees included representatives from Germany, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, France, Belgium, the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. One of the British Geologists was [[Aubrey Strahan M.A., K.B.E., D.Sc., F.R.S.|Aubrey Strahan]] who was soon to become the Director of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. Neither Strahan nor the other attendees could have know that in a year's time the First World War would break out and that the Geological Survey would play its part in the war effort.  
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In 1913 the 12th International Geological Congress was held in Toronto. The attendees included representatives from Germany, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, France, Belgium, the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. One of the British Geologists was Aubrey Strahan who was soon to become the Director of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. Neither Strahan nor the other attendees could have know that in a year's time the First World War would break out and that the Geological Survey would play its part in the war effort.  
  
 
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