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History of Antarctica


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 Terra ...

Antarctic History - Antarctica Online


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, ...

A Brief History of Antarctica - A World History Encyclopedia


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 flourished.

A Brief History of Antarctica - TIME


Dec 1, 2009 ... Fifty years after 12 countries signed the Antarctic Treaty, TIME looks back at who discovered the coldest place on earth — and who remains in a ...

Antarctica: History of Exploration - Infoplease


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.

Antarctic Time Line of Discovery - South-Pole.com


An Antarctic Time Line : 1519 - 1959 ... the Antarctic mainland, not to mention the subantarctic islands. Only historical events of major importance are listed here.

Antarctica Timeline | TIME For Kids


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 ...

Antarctica - History | continent | Britannica.com


Sep 14, 2015 ... A great many nations, large and small, played important roles in the discovery and exploration of Antarctica. Who first saw the continent is ...

Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > History of Antarctica


After splitting from Gondwana, Antarctica drifted slowly to its present position over the South Pole. It has been covered with ice since approximately the ...

Unknown Ancient History Of Antarctica & It's Lost Civilization ...


Sep 7, 2015 ... It is possible that a remnant of a highly advanced civilization still remain in warmer underground caverns of Antarctica?

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Antarctic exploration and history - Cool Antarctica


Antarctica history, Timeline of key events in the , exploration and discovery.

History of Antarctica - Lonely Planet Travel Information


History of Antarctica, experience the modern and ancient historic past events, people and governments of Antarctica - Lonely Planet.

Tectonic history: into the deep freeze - Discovering Antarctica


As these fossils suggest, Antarctica hasn't always been as cold as it is now. Before Captain Scott and his team perished during their return journey from the ...