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History of Antarctica - Wikipedia


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.

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 ...

Tectonic history: into the deep freeze - Discovering Antarctica


Before looking at the full range of causes, it is worth summarising Antarctica's tectonic history from when it was part of Gondwana onwards (million year = myr):.

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.

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 ...

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?

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 ...

Antarctica: Facts About the Coldest Continent - Live Science


Jul 18, 2012 ... Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, and driest continent. ... Scientists also drill for ice cores, which can provide a climate history of the region over ...

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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.

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.