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[[image - oval seal with "GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA" and "भारतीय भूवैज्ञानिक सर्वेक्षण" along the top edge, a three headed lion (Emblem of India) with crossed rock hammers in the center]] GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA CABLE: 'GEOSURVEY, CALCUTTA TELEPHONE: 23-5351-58 27 JAWAHARLAL NEHRU ROAD CALCUTTA-13 (INDIA) ^[[6359k]] REFERENCE NO. ^[[5/71/IW]] DATED: THE September 21, 1972 Dear Dr. Fredriksson, Myself and Sundaram returned to Calcutta on the 18th evening after a brief stay at New York and London en route. I am taking the earliest opportunity of conveying my sincere thanks to Mrs. Fredriksson and yourself for the excellent lunch (Part^[[l]]y Indian) and all help and courtesies extended to us. I have already written to Mr. Challinor thanking him for the lunch. I would also like to thank your friend, Mr. Joseph Nelan (Joe) for the ride from airport and for his enjoyable company on the evening of our arrival in Washington. I have conveyed to Dr. MVN Murthy and A. Dube as to how our paper was received at the session in Montreal and about the future programme of work. I am glad to inform you that I now have the clearance from all concerned to reproduce the air photo of the Lonar Lake. Copies are being made. I shall mail them very soon. About the colour photo on Lonar some more editing is necessary. On completion I shall write to you so that it can be made into a talkie as well. With best wishes, Yours sincerely, ^[[MS.Balasundaram]] (M.S. Balasundaram) Dr. Kurt Fredriksson Curator Meteorite Division Smithsonian Institution Washington D.C. 20560 U.S.A.
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