The Japanese South Polar expedition of 1911-1912 : a little-known episode in Antarctic exploration

@article{Hamre1933TheJS,
  title={The Japanese South Polar expedition of 1911-1912 : a little-known episode in Antarctic exploration},
  author={Ivar Hamre},
  journal={The Geographical Journal},
  year={1933},
  volume={82},
  pages={411}
}
  • Ivar Hamre
  • Published 1933
  • Geography
  • The Geographical Journal
  • TO most people who are interested in things Antarctic the name of Shirase will probably be familiar, but beyond a vague idea of his South Polar Expedition little is known of this fine undertaking outside Japan, and even there not very much. A short resume of an account written in Japanese will therefore be of interest as a contribution to Antarctic history. The present article is a free adaptation of an abbreviated account of the expedition contained in Vol. II (Nan-Kyoku-tanken, i.e. South… CONTINUE READING
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