Chronological list of antarctic expeditions and related historical events, by R. K. Headland, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1989. No. of pages: 730. Price: $125.00 (£65.00) (hardback)

  title={Chronological list of antarctic expeditions and related historical events, by R. K. Headland, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1989. No. of pages: 730. Price: \$125.00 (£65.00) (hardback)},
  author={R. M. Laws},
  journal={Geological Journal},
  • R. Laws
  • Published 1 October 1991
  • Environmental Science
  • Geological Journal

Biological invasions in the Antarctic: extent, impacts and implications

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Scientific collaboration in Antarctica (1901–04): a challenge in times of political rivalry

When geographers recommended the exploration of the Antarctic regions at the close of the nineteenth century, Germany and Britain were eager to do their best. The promoters of Antarctic research,

Henrik Bull, the Antarctic Exploration Committee and the first confirmed landing on the Antarctic continent

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Icy relations: the emergence of South American Antarctica during the Second World War

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Nineteenth century sealing sites on Rugged Island, South Shetland Islands

The South Shetland Islands were discovered in 1819. Almost immediately the fur seal population was intensively exploited and this lasted through the early years of the 1820s, by which time seal

Hobart, Tasmania: Antarctic and Southern Ocean connections

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Untangling unexpected terrestrial conservation challenges arising from the historical human exploitation of marine mammals in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean

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On Time and Other Things: Some Cartesian Dichotomies in Antarctica

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A southern Māori perspective on stories of Polynesian polar voyaging

Abstract As Ngāi Tahu (southern Maori), we take issue with widespread reference in scholarly publication to Polynesian voyagers reaching the Antarctic, an idea that originated in the translation of

On the improbability of pre-European Polynesian voyages to Antarctica: a response to Priscilla Wehi and colleagues

ABSTRACT Recent publications by Wehi and colleagues assert that Māori or other Polynesians in the pre-European era voyaged to and from the Antarctic. Such ideas have been advanced for more than a