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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

AntarcticaHistory and Culture - iExplore


The planet's most southern continent has no permanent residents, with explorers and researchers having only arrived here after Antarctica's first s...

Antarctica and New Zealand - New Zealand History


NZ and Antarctica share a long and rich history. From Tuati in 1839 to Edmund Hillary in the 1950s and more recent scientists, Kiwis have explored, examined ...

Antarctic Tasmania | Hobart's Antarctic history


Tasmania is believed by most scientists to be a remnant of the great southern super continent, Gondwana, which also incorporated Antarctica as well as the ...

Australian Antarctic history — Australian Antarctic Division


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 ...

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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.

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.