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

  title={Henrik Bull, the Antarctic Exploration Committee and the first confirmed landing on the Antarctic continent},
  author={Andrew McConville},
  journal={Polar Record},
  pages={143 - 153}
The Norwegian Henrik Johan Bull managed the Antarctic expedition that penetrated the Ross Sea in 1895 and made a landing at Cape Adare, the first confirmed landing on the Antarctic mainland. Bull had attempted to fund the voyage in Melbourne where he had lived since the late 1880s. At that time, Melbourne's learned societies, through their Antarctic Exploration Committee (AEC), were also making strenuous attempts to launch an expedition. The two parties had contact but the differences in their… 
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