Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events /

This comprehensive list of Antarctic expeditions includes details of all expeditions for purposes of exploration, scientific research, whaling, sealing and tourism, to the Antarctic continent and islands of the Southern Ocean, as well as lists of international laws and treaties relating to Antarctic...

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Main Author: Headland, Robert, 1944- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Series:Studies in polar research.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of maps and graphs
  • List of illustrations
  • Part I. Introduction
  • 1. Origin and development
  • 2. Preparation
  • 3. Computing
  • Part II. Structure
  • 4. Object
  • 5. Organization
  • 6. Nomenclature
  • 7. The Peri-Antarctic Islands, summary
  • 8. Other islands
  • 9. Antarctica, summary
  • Part III. Observations
  • 10. Legislation
  • 11. The Antarctic Treaty and the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
  • 12. Stages of exploration and other activities
  • 13. Antarctic industries
  • 14. National Antarctic operations
  • 15. International expeditions
  • 16. Tourist and other private expeditions
  • 17. Winter scientific stations
  • Part IV. Statistical Examination
  • 18. The early sealing industry
  • 19. Stations of, vessels of, and whales taken by the modern whaling industry
  • 20. Antarctic winter stations open 1900-1988
  • Part V. Information
  • 21. Sources
  • 22. Acknowledgements
  • 23. Advice
  • Chronological list
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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