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The Resource Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, R.K. Headland

Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, R.K. Headland

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Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events
Title
Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events
Statement of responsibility
R.K. Headland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This comprehensive list of Antarctic expeditions includes details of all expeditions for purposes of exploration, scientific research, whaling, sealing and tourism, to the Antarctic continent and islands of the Southern Ocean, as well as lists of international laws and treaties relating to Antarctica, details of the Antarctic operations of various countries, a brief history of exploration and of Antarctic industries, as well as an extensive bibliography and index by expedition name, personal name, ship, location and organization. Revised edition of material in Antarctic pilot (1958) and Polar record (1958)
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1944-
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Headland, Robert
Credits note
Rev.ed. Based on B.B. Robert's list in Polar Record, v.9, nos 59 and 60, (1958)
Dewey number
998.9/002/02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G860
LC item number
.H36 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in polar research
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Antarctica
Label
Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, R.K. Headland
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 604-621) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine derived contents note: List of maps and graphs; List of illustrations; Part I. Introduction: 1. Origin and development; 2. Preparation; 3. Computing; Part II. Structure: 4. Object; 5. Organization; 6. Nomenclature; 7. The Peri-Antarctic Islands, summary; 8. Other islands; 9. Antarctica, summary; Part III. Observations: 10. Legislation; 11. The Antarctic Treaty and the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research; 12. Stages of exploration and other activities; 13. Antarctic industries; 14. National Antarctic operations; 15. International expeditions; 16. Tourist and other private expeditions; 17. Winter scientific stations; Part IV. Statistical Examination: 18. The early sealing industry; 19. Stations of, vessels of, and whales taken by the modern whaling industry; 20. Antarctic winter stations open 1900-1988; Part V. Information: 21. Sources; 22. Acknowledgements; 23. Advice; Chronological list; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm18778733
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vii, 730 pages
Isbn
9780521309035
Lccn
88037622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)18778733
Label
Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, R.K. Headland
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 604-621) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine derived contents note: List of maps and graphs; List of illustrations; Part I. Introduction: 1. Origin and development; 2. Preparation; 3. Computing; Part II. Structure: 4. Object; 5. Organization; 6. Nomenclature; 7. The Peri-Antarctic Islands, summary; 8. Other islands; 9. Antarctica, summary; Part III. Observations: 10. Legislation; 11. The Antarctic Treaty and the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research; 12. Stages of exploration and other activities; 13. Antarctic industries; 14. National Antarctic operations; 15. International expeditions; 16. Tourist and other private expeditions; 17. Winter scientific stations; Part IV. Statistical Examination: 18. The early sealing industry; 19. Stations of, vessels of, and whales taken by the modern whaling industry; 20. Antarctic winter stations open 1900-1988; Part V. Information: 21. Sources; 22. Acknowledgements; 23. Advice; Chronological list; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm18778733
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vii, 730 pages
Isbn
9780521309035
Lccn
88037622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)18778733

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