Antarctica: An Encyclopedia (2nd Edition) by John Stewart

By John Stewart

This moment variation of the 1990 Library magazine "Best Reference" booklet, 4 years within the compiling and writing, is an exhaustive A-Z direct-entry encyclopedia of Antarctica. It doubles the 1st edition's entries to 30,000, overlaying geographical positive aspects, ancient occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, medical stations, journey operators, clinical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, vegetation, goods of common curiosity and masses extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. details for geographical beneficial properties is drawn essentially from nationwide gazetteers, either present and previous, and isn't constrained to ­English-­language resources. broad cross-referencing simplifies the continent's usually bewildering nomenclature--geographical features' names, for instance, may well range largely from one nationwide gazetteer to the following, and are extra complex by way of having been named and renamed a number of instances, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic diversifications of placenames are integrated and cross-referenced.

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1976 winter: Héctor M. Benavidez (leader). 1977 winter: Rodolfo Jorge González Moreno (leader). 1978 winter: Samuel Ikonicoff (leader). 1979 winter: Walter Mersing (leader). 1980 winter: Fernando Hipólito Turrado (leader). 1981 winter: Daniel Zatz (leader). 1982 winter: Rubén Sanso (leader). 1983 winter: Ernesto del Prete (leader). April 12, 1984: It was partially destroyed by fire. 1984-85: It was re-activated as a summer-only station. The Almirante Cámara. A 1200-ton, 209foot ship, built as the Sands, by Marietta Manufacturing, in Point Pleasant, W.

Originally it was just a refuge hut. , Admiral Brown Naval Base), but more commonly known as Base Brown. ), and run by a naval detachment. 1951 winter: Antonio Vazek (leader). July 1951: A fire partially burned the base down. Jan. 1952: The station was rebuilt. 1952 winter: César Somoza (leader). 1953 winter: Guillermo E. Schlieper (leader; he would later write a book called Paraíso Blanco). 1954 winter: Ángel Pérez (leader). 1955 winter: Eduardo Pérez Tomás (leader). 1956 winter: Eduardo Pérez Tomás (leader).

Almirante Brown Station. 64°53' S, 62°53' W. Argentine base, built on a rock surface, 7 m above sea level, on Proa Point, Coughtrey Penin- Punta Almirante Solier 29 sula, in Paradise Harbor on the Danco Coast, off the W coast of Graham Land, on the Antarctic Peninsula, 9 km from Presidente Gabriel González Videla Station. Originally it was just a refuge hut. , Admiral Brown Naval Base), but more commonly known as Base Brown. ), and run by a naval detachment. 1951 winter: Antonio Vazek (leader).

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