For the natural history of the Antarctic continent, see Antarctica. The history of
Antarctica emerges from early Western theories of a vast continent, known as
On January 17, 1773, at about 40°E longitude, he made the first crossing of the
Antarctic Circle in history. At 67°15'S, the ice pack forced them north again, ...
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Antarctica history, Timeline of key events in the , exploration and discovery.
Although it is now a frozen wilderness Antarctica was once much further north
and it had a tropical or semi-tropical climate. Forests grew there and life
History of Antarctica, experience the modern and ancient historic past events,
people and governments of Antarctica - Lonely Planet.
Antarctica Timeline. Travel through our timeline of major events in Antarctica's
History. 400 B.C.. 400 B.C.. Ancient Greeks suggest that a southern continent ...
An Antarctic Time Line : 1519 - 1959 ... the Antarctic mainland, not to mention the
subantarctic islands. Only historical events of major importance are listed here.
History of Exploration Early Expeditions Although there was for centuries a ...
Four naval exploring expeditions visited Antarctica in the first half of the 19th cent.
May 19, 2009 ... The film footage below was taken by Frank Hurley on the 1911–1914
Australasian Antarctic Expedition led by Douglas Mawson and includes ...
Oct 28, 2016 ... A great many nations, large and small, played important roles in the discovery
and exploration of Antarctica. Who first saw the continent is ...