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A Chronology of Antarctic Exploration


By: Robert Headland

608 pages, 30 figs

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Jun 2008 | Edition: 2 | #147466 | ISBN-13: 9780521828529
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This revision of the Chronological List of Antarctic Expeditions and Related Historical Events (Cambridge, 1989) includes extensive additional entries and background material. After an introduction to the geography, economic resources and political background to the region, it lists expeditions and voyages from ancient times to the present day. Almost 4500 entries provide dates, nationalities, leaders, and brief descriptions. Related historical events also detail discoveries and inventions.

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