“Party” sometimes seems a poor word to describe these things.
Scott’s 3IC, Lt. Victor Campbell, fares poorly on every front except the important one. Little came of the BAE’s Eastern Party’s efforts in terms of geology, geography and biology, but everyone survived the challenging circumstances that British decorum and crook weather placed them in.
Don’t read this until you’ve listened to episode 040.
Meanwhile, here’s episode 039.
Even members of the Eastern Party came to refer to themselves as the Northern Party after the event.