List of Antarctic expeditions

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Terra Australis
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Terra Australis is the large continent on the bottom of this 1570 map.

This list of Antarctic expeditions is a chronological list of expeditions involving Antarctica. Although the existence of a southern continent had been hypothesized as early as the writings of Ptolemy in the 1st century AD, the South Pole was not reached until 1911.

Pre-exploration[edit]

Pre-19th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

Agreements[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ O'Connor, Tom Polynesians in the Southern Ocean: Occupation of the Auckland Islands in Prehistory in New Zealand Geographic 69 (September–October 2004): 6–8)
  2. ^ Anderson, Atholl J., & Gerard R. O'Regan To the Final Shore: Prehistoric Colonisation of the Subantarctic Islands in South Polynesia in Australian Archaeologist: Collected Papers in Honour of Jim Allen Canberra: Australian National University, 2000. 440–454.
  3. ^ Anderson, Atholl J., & Gerard R. O'Regan The Polynesian Archaeology of the Subantarctic Islands: An Initial Report on Enderby Island Southern Margins Project Report. Dunedin: Ngai Tahu Development Report, 1999
  4. ^ Anderson, Atholl J. Subpolar Settlement in South Polynesia Antiquity 79.306 (2005): 791–800
  5. ^ David McGonigalm Antarctica: Secrets of the Southern Continent Frances Lincoln Ltd., 2009 ISBN 0-7112-2980-5 page 288-289
  6. ^ http://v1.explorapoles.org/UK/Whos/PT_M-N/Mathieson_Craig.htm
  7. ^ IceChallenger.co.uk, 2005. Retrieved on 2008-10-14[self-published source]
  8. ^ Tierraspolared.es[dead link], Transantarctica 2005–06 at Tierras Polares
  9. ^ Aislinn Simpson (29 December 2006), "Woman treks alone to South Pole in 39 days", The Guardian, retrieved 2013-03-12 
  10. ^ Traverse.npolar.no[self-published source]
  11. ^ Conor J. Ryan Joys and Hardships of Antarctic Fieldwork, retrieved 2011 Aug 24
  12. ^ Martin, Peter (Dec 2011), "Todd Carmichael, American", Esquire: 202, retrieved 2013-03-13 
  13. ^ Southpolequest.com[self-published source]
  14. ^ Moon Regan transantarctic crossing[self-published source]
  15. ^ Antarctica Legacy Crossing[self-published source]
  16. ^ http://www.explorersweb.com/polar/news.php?id=20632
  17. ^ BSAE 2012 - Spirit of Scott[self-published source]
  18. ^ Shackleton Epic [self-published source]
  19. ^ "The Scott Expedition". 
  20. ^ "Willis Resilience Expedition". 
  21. ^ Explorersweb (2011-01-13). "Breaking news: Christian Eide bags the South Pole solo speed ski world record". explorersweb.com. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 

References[edit]

  • Savatyugin, L. M.; Preobrazhenskaya, M. A. (1999). Российские исследования в Антарктике [Russian Exploration of Antarctica] (in Russian). Saint Petersburg: Gidrometeoizdat, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of Russian Federation (Roshydromet). ISBN 5-286-01265-5. 
  • "Soviet Antarctic Expedition". Information Bulletin (Amsterdam: Elsevier Pub. Co). 1958–1974. ISSN 0038-5271. 

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