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Antarctic Year

Brabant Island Expedition

by Chris Furse

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Published by Croom Helm, .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • General,
  • Discovery And Exploration (General),
  • Nature,
  • (1983-1985),
  • Antarctica,
  • Brabant Island (Antarctica),
  • Brabant Island Expedition,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11239718M
    ISBN 100709910584
    ISBN 109780709910589

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Lawson Brigham. China significantly upgraded its polar marine operations capacity with the launch of a second polar research ship, the Xuelong 2, on 10 September Construction began on the new ship in December at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai and this vessel is China’s first domestically-built polar research icebreaker; the ship is scheduled to come into service during

    3 Antarctic Treaty, Dec. 1, , 12 U.S.T. (entered into force J ). For a discussion of the negotiations on the Antarctic Treaty and political positions of the states involved, see John Hanessian, ‘The Antarctic Treaty ’, 9 International & Comparative Law Quarterly (): Cited by: 6.   The Antarctic Treaty remains the cornerstone of Antarctic governance. This document retains considerable saliency and indeed has been championed by some as a potential model of Arctic governance. It needs to be remembered, however, that the origins of the treaty negotiations lay in the – IGY and the circumstances pertaining to the Cited by:

    Two years in the Antarctic: being a narrative of the British national Antarctic expedition by Armitage, Albert B. (Albert Borlase), ; Nansen, Fridtjof, , author of introduction, etcPages:   Used in a year 7 mixed ability interview lesson on "The Physical Geography of Antarctica" Includes: Where is Antarctica, Weather and climate in A /5(7).


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