Antarctica: An Encyclopedia, 2d ed.
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 gains, old occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, clinical stations, journey operators, clinical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, flowers, goods of normal curiosity and lots more and plenty extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. info for geographical positive aspects is drawn essentially from nationwide gazetteers, either present and previous, and isn't constrained to English-language resources. wide cross-referencing simplifies the continent's usually bewildering nomenclature--geographical beneficial properties' names, for instance, might differ extensively from one nationwide gazetteer to the subsequent, and are additional complex via 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.
First version Award: A Library magazine top Reference
Ice, on the head of Kinnes Cove, E of Suspiros Bay, and six km NE of Cape Kinnes, within the W a part of Joinville Island. Surveyed via Fids from Base D in 1953-54, and named by means of UK-APC on Sept. four, 1957 for the unique Balaena. US-ACAN authorized the identify in 1963. Balakirev Glacier. 71°25' S, 70°10' W. A glacier ﬂowing NE into Schubert Inlet from the S a part of the Walton Mountains, within the valuable a part of Alexander Island. Named by way of the Russians in 1987, as Lednik Balakireva, for Mily Balakirev (1837-1910),.
985 m (the New Zealanders name it a promontory, emerging to approximately 1200 m), it surmounts the west-central part of latest Harbor, and marks the E extremity of the Kukri Hills, in Victoria Land. came across in the course of BNAE 1901-04, and named through Scott as New Harbour Heights, it seems that approach at the day trip charts. even though, Scott re-named it in 1910-12, in the course of BAE 1910-13, for Canadian ice physicist Howard Turner Barnes (1873-1950), Macdonald professor of physics at McGill collage, in Montreal,.
John Biscoe to re-open Base D, they have been repulsed by means of the Argentines (see Wars). Feb. four, 1952: FIDS re-established their base after the Argentine fracas, while Trinity condominium used to be re-located to a brand new place. 1952 wintry weather: George Marsh (leader and clinical ofﬁcer), Alan Coley, Brian Hunt, Brian Kemp, Murdo Tait, and Max Unwin (meteorologists), Bob Stoneley (geologist), David Stratton and Ken Blaiklock (surveyors), Pete King (radioman), and Ernest Hill (diesel electrical mechanic). 1953 iciness: George.
Surveyed (but now not named) in 1936, by way of BGLE 1934-37. A U.S. Hydrographic Ofﬁce chart of 1945 indicates the characteristic in mistakes as Cape Berteaux. In 1948-49 Fids from Base E re-surveyed the peaks, and made up our minds that they're what Charcot, in 1909, pondering that this option used to be a cape, had known as Cap Pierre Baudin. UK-APC approved the identify Baudin Peaks on Sept. eight, 1953, and apparently within the British gazetteer of 1955, and on a British chart of 1961. US-ACAN approved the identify in 1955. The Argentines name.
Kerguélens. Feb. 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 was once 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 through the Karangi, and was once then taken out of carrier. may possibly 1, 1951: The River Fitzroy was once chartered through ANARE, to alleviate.