Antarctica: The Heroic Age—Heroes, Legends, and Land
The heroic age of Antarctic exploration dates from the International Geographical Congress held in London in 1895, when Antarctica was identified at an international level as the next great challenge for exploration. It can be said to have ended in 1921 with the death of Sir Ernest Shackleton off South Georgia.
KeywordsAntarctic Peninsula Antarctic Expedition Geographical Journal Polar Explorer Royal Geographical Society
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