Antarctica: An Encyclopedia, 2d ed.

This moment variation 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 beneficial properties, historic occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, medical stations, journey operators, medical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, flowers, goods of common curiosity and masses extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. info for geographical gains is drawn basically from nationwide gazetteers, either present and outdated, and isn't constrained to ­English-­language resources. huge cross-referencing simplifies the continent's frequently bewildering nomenclature--geographical positive factors' names, for instance, could range generally from one nationwide gazetteer to the following, and are extra advanced via having been named and renamed a number of occasions, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic adaptations of placenames are integrated and cross-referenced.

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Bertrand Island see Stanley Island Glaciar Beruti see Glaciar San Telmo Punta Beruti. 64°50' S, 63°07' W. some extent, named via the Argentines. even though it occupies the exact same coordinates as San Eladio aspect (the NW element of Bryde Island, off the Danco Coast of the Antarctic Peninsula), it needs to be a special function (San Eladio aspect is just too fashionable to be harassed with anything, and in addition to, it used to be the Argentines who named San Eladio within the first place). 1 Berwick Glacier see Swinford Glacier 2 Berwick Glacier.

Bond Ridge. 70°16' S, 65°13' E. A rock ridge 1. five km NE of Moore Pyramid, at the N aspect of Scylla Glacier, within the Prince Charles Mountains of Mac. Robertson Land. Plotted from ANARE air images taken in 1965, and named via ANCA for David W. G. “Dave” Bond, senior diesel mechanic-in-charge at Mawson Station in 1968. US-ACAN approved the identify in 1971. Bondeson Glacier. 82°44' S, 165°00' E. approximately eleven km lengthy, it flows N alongside the E facet of Benson Ridge, into the reduce element of Robb Glacier. Mapped through USGS from USN air pictures Bongrain Ice Piedmont 185 taken in 1960, and from tellurometer surveys performed in 1961-62.

The S a part of Balchen Mountain, S and E of Oberst Glacier, within the E a part of the Sør Rondane Mountains. Named via the Norwegians (“bare hill”). Mount Berrigan. 66°40' S, 52°43' E. A mountain, 1. five km E of Budd height, in Enderby Land. Plotted from ANARE air pictures taken in 1957, and named by way of ANCA for Maxwell G. “Max” Berrigan, who wintered-over as assistant diesel mechanic at Wilkes Station in 1961. USACAN accredited the identify in 1965. Berrknausane. 69°45' S, 38°15' E. naked crags (the literal translation of the Norwegians identify) at the NE part of Djupvikneset Peninsula, at the Prince Harald Coast.

He went again for the second half the day trip. He lived in Bethlehem, Pa. , for your time after the excursion together with his spouse and son, Harry Jr. , who had joined the U. S. military. His e-book, past the Barrier with Byrd, used to be released in 1932. The family members lived in Arlington, Va. , within the Forties. Augusta died in Florida in 1970, elderly ninety five, and his son died in 1992. i've been not able to find Harry’s demise. Adams, Jameson Boyd “Bill. ” b. may perhaps 6, 1880, Down corridor, Dunsby Lane, Rippingale, Lincs, son of Dr. George Norris Adams, MD, and his spouse Priscilla Baird.

US-ACAN authorized that identify. PolAE 1977-78, besides the fact that, observed it another way. They named it Zamek, for the royal citadel 68 Anvil Pond in Warsaw re-built after global warfare II, and apparently as such on a Polish map of 1979. In 1980 Poland officially approved the identify Zamek. The British have been the newest to replot this option, in past due 2008. Anvil Pond. 77°33' S, 160°48' E. A frozen freshwater pond, 1 km NW of Rodriguez Pond, and 1. three km W of Healy Trough, within the function they name Labyrinth, within the Wright Valley, within the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Victoria Land.

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