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Below the Convergence: Voyages Toward Antarctica 1699-1839

Below the Convergence Tells of the first expeditions to Antarctica - all in search of land, glory, science and profit. With unreliable charts, the intrepid explorers were the first to discover and exploit a new continent, which was not the verdant island they had imagined but an inhospitable, frozen expanse of rock, ringed by pack ice and icebergs. Full description

Countries

Antarctica (564)

Other geographical areas

Queen Maud Land (121)
New Schawbenland (121)
Polar Plateau (121)
East Antarctica (197)