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, ...
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
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 ...
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.
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. Travel through our timeline of major events in Antarctica's
History. 400 B.C.. 400 B.C.. Ancient Greeks suggest that a southern continent ...
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 ...
After splitting from Gondwana, Antarctica drifted slowly to its present position over
the South Pole. It has been covered with ice since approximately the ...
Sep 7, 2015 ... It is possible that a remnant of a highly advanced civilization still remain in
warmer underground caverns of Antarctica?