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By John Stewart

ISBN-10: 0786435909

ISBN-13: 9780786435906

This moment variation of the 1990 Library magazine "Best Reference" publication, 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, masking geographical good points, old occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, medical stations, journey operators, medical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, plant life, goods of basic curiosity and lots more and plenty extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. info for geographical positive factors is drawn essentially from nationwide gazetteers, either present and previous, and isn't restricted to ­English-­language assets. vast cross-referencing simplifies the continent's frequently bewildering nomenclature--geographical features' names, for instance, might differ greatly from one nationwide gazetteer to the following, and are extra advanced by way of having been named and renamed a number of instances, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic adaptations of placenames are integrated and cross-referenced.

First variation Award: A Library magazine most sensible Reference

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In 1936 she was sold again, to Kristian Gjølberg, and renamed Haug III. As such, she was captured by the Germans in 1940, renamed Steinbock, and was lost in northern Norwegian waters in 1944. See also The Scott (which became the Haug II ). Cabo Alexander see Cape Alexander, Mount Alexander Cap Alexander see Mount Alexander 1 Cape Alexander. 66°44' S, 62°37' W. Forms the SE tip of the Churchill Peninsula and the E side of the entrance to Cabinet Inlet, as it projects into the Larsen Ice Shelf from the E coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, dividing the Oscar II Coast from the Foyn Coast.

Mapped by the Bulgarians in 2008, and named by them on Aug. 12, 2008, after the town in northeastern Bulgaria. Alférez de Navío José María Sobral Station see Sobral Station Isla Alférez Mavaroff see Pickwick Island Punta Alfiler see Renier Point Roca Alfiler see Pin Rock Alfons Island see Kolven Island Mount Alford. 71°55' S, 161°37' E. A flattopped, ice-free mountain rising to 1480 m, on the S end of Boggs Valley, in the Helliwell Hills. Mapped by USGS from ground surveys, and USN air photos taken between 1960 and 1963.

A. Larsen, he is auspiciously, but erronously, listed on the ship’s manifest as a stowaway. This was a sign of things to come. Bertha saw another newspaper article, this one about Clair D. , on July 14, 1930. She then filed and Alec was arrested for bigamy, desertion, alimony, and child support. He died in San Diego on Dec. 3, 1980. Alexander, John. On Aug. 8, 1821, he was appointed captain of the George IV and 10 days later left London for the South Shetlands and the 1821-22 sealing season. See The George IV for a brief history of this adventure.

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