Environmental History

Exploration of the Antarctic

  See also Chronology of Antarctic Exploration.

  1. The Antarctic Myth
  2. Sighting Antarctica
  3. Early Exploration of Antarctica: Sealers
  4. Three National Expeditions to Antarctica
  5. Exploration of the Antarctic in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century: Whalers and Others
  6. The "Heroic Age" of Antarctic Exploration
  7. Perspective of Antarctica in 1911
  8. Amundsen and Scott at the South Pole
  9. Mawson, Shackleton and the end of the "Heroic Age"
  10. Aerial Exploration of the Antarctic
  11. Antarctica and the International Geophysical Year
  12. Antarctic Exploration and the Antarctic Treaty System

Further Reading:

  1. Antarctica: Exploring the Extreme: 400 Years of Adventureby Marilyn J. Landis, Chicago Review Press, 2001 ISBN: 1556524285.
  2. South Pole: A Narrative History of the Exploration of Antarctica by Anthony Brandt, NG Adventure Classics, 2004 ISBN: 0792267974.
  3. Exploring Polar Frontiers: An Historical Encyclopedia, William James Mills, ABC-CLIO, 2003 ISBN: 1576074226.
  4. Below the Convergence: Voyages Towards Antarctica, 1699-1839, Alan Gurney, W.W. Norton and Company, 1997 ISBN: 0393039498.
  5. The Race to the White Continent, Alan Gurney, W.W. Norton and Company, 2002 ISBN: 0393323218.
  6. Index to Antarctic Expeditions, Scott Polar Research Institute, retrieved November 1, 2008
  7. Antarctic History, Polar Conservation Organization, retrieved February 16, 2009
  8. The United States in Antarctica, Report of the U. S. Antarctic Program External Panel, National Science Foundation, 1997
  9. Antarctic History, Antarctica Online, retrieved February 16, 2009
  10. The Antarctic Circle, retrieved February 16, 2009





Saundry, P. (2013). Exploration of the Antarctic. Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/51cbedc47896bb431f693c88


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