This moment version of the 1990 Library magazine "Best Reference" ebook, 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 gains, ancient occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, medical stations, journey operators, medical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, vegetation, goods of common curiosity and masses extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. info for geographical beneficial properties is drawn basically from nationwide gazetteers, either present and outdated, and isn't restricted to English-language assets. wide cross-referencing simplifies the continent's frequently bewildering nomenclature--geographical positive aspects' names, for instance, may possibly fluctuate broadly from one nationwide gazetteer to the following, and are additional advanced by means of having been named and renamed a number of occasions, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic diversifications of placenames are integrated and cross-referenced.
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Nine, 1951: Labuan arrived at Kerguélen. Feb. 12, 1951: Labuan left Kerguélen, sure for Heard. Feb. thirteen, 1951: Labuan arrived again at Heard. Feb. 17, 1951: Labuan left Heard, sure for Fremantle. Feb. 27, 1951: What all of them knew used to be going to occur, occurred — the Labuan broke down, leaving them with out a send. The Labuan needed to be towed the final three hundred km to Fremantle by way of the Karangi, and was once then taken out of carrier. could 1, 1951: The River Fitzroy was once chartered through ANARE, to alleviate Macquarie Island. Phil legislation used to be voyage chief. may well four, 1951: The River Fitzroy arrived at Macquarie. might 14, 1951: The River Fitzroy left Macquarie, certain for Port Kembla. may well 19, 1951: The River Fitzroy arrived at Port Kembla. ANARE 1951-52. Feb. nine, 1952: The Tottan, chartered from the French, to alleviate Heard Island, left Melbourne. Phil legislation used to be voyage chief, and Dick Thompson used to be deputy. Feb. 26, 1952: Tottan arrived at Heard. March three, 1952: Tottan left Heard, certain for the Kerguélen Islands. March four, 1952: Tottan arrived at Kerguélen. March 6, 1952: Tottan left Kerguélen, certain for Melbourne. March thirteen, 1952: Tottan arrived again in Melbourne. March 24, 1952: Tottan left Melbourne, sure for Macquarie Island. Phil legislations was once voyage chief. March 31, 1952: Tottan arrived at Macquarie. April nine, 1952: Tottan left Macquarie, certain for Hobart. April sixteen, 1952: Tottan arrived at Hobart. ANARE 1952-53. Feb. five, 1953: The Tottan left Melbourne, sure for Heard Island. Jeremiah Donovan used to be voyage chief. Feb. 21, 1953: Tottan arrived at Heard. Feb. 26, 1953: Tottan left Heard, certain for the Kerguélen Islands. Feb. 28, 1953: Tottan arrived at Kerguélen. March 1, 1953: Tottan left Kerguélen, sure for Melbourne. March 18, 1953: Tottan arrived again in Melbourne. March 23, 1953: Tottan left Melbourne, certain for Macquarie Island. Jeremiah Donovan used to be voyage chief, and Dick Thompson was once deputy. March 30, 1953: Tottan arrived at Macquarie. April 14, 1953: Tottan left Macquarie, certain for Melburne. April 19, 1953: Tottan arrived again in Melbourne. This used to be the final ANARE excursion that was once restricted to subAntarctic islands. ANARE 1953-54. Dec. 12, 1953: the hot ANARE send Kista Dan left Melbourne, certain for Macquarie Island. Phil legislations was once voyage chief. Dec. 17, 1953: The Kista Dan arrived at Macquarie, and the station was once relieved in a list five days, so one can have time for the send to do all that was once worthy for the large push at the Antarctic continent. Dec. 21, 1953: Kista Dan left Macquarie, certain for Melbourne. Dec. 27, 1953: Kista Dan arrived again in Melbourne. Jan. four, 1954: Kista Dan sailed from Melbourne to seem for an Antarctic website for Mawson Station. Phil legislations was once chief of the day trip. Hans Christian Petersen was once skipper of the Kista Dan. This was once the instant ANARE were awaiting, for years. Jan. nine, 1954: Kista Dan arrived at Heard Island, relieving the 1952-53 social gathering, and taking over board 27 huskies, all bred there. The RAAF had supplied 2 pilots and a couple of mechanics, all lower than the command of Doug Leckie, the senior pilot. Jan. 21, 1954: Kista Dan left Heard, sure for the Kerguélens.