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|Peter I Island (Norwegian: Peter I Øy) is a volcanic island located near Antarctica. It was discovered by Fabian von Bellingshausen off West Antarctica on 21 January 1821. It takes its name after the Russian emperor Peter I (the Great). Ola Olstad made the first successful landing on 2 February 1929 and claimed the island for Norway. The other Antarctic territory claimed by Norway is Queen Maud...||01/17/2009||899|
|Who put a long red line on the Antarctic ice? Did an interstellar body leave a skid mark here? Is it a designated UFO landing strip? Be sure, I'm not going to go and find out!||09/04/2009||1,747|
|Antarctic Radio Relay station on Half Moon Island||11/28/2007||542|
|McMurdo Station is an American Antarctic research center located on the southern tip of Ross Island on the shore of McMurdo Sound, 2,200 miles (3,500 km) due south of New Zealand. It is operated by the United States through the United States Antarctic Program, a branch of the National Science Foundation. The station is the largest community in Antarctica, capable of supporting up to 1,258 resid...||01/20/2009||836|
|Air New Zealand Flight 901 (TE901) was a scheduled Antarctic sightseeing flight from Auckland Airport in New Zealand. The Antarctic sightseeing flights were operated with McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 aircraft and began in February 1977. On 28 November 1979 the 14th flight crashed into Mount Erebus, killing all 237 passengers and 20 crewmembers aboard.|
- County borders in Norway (19 counties)
- Country border on land with Sweden, Finland and Russia.
- Sea-borders (200 nm economical zone normalized) around the mainland, Svalbard, Bjørnøya, Jan Mayen and Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island, South Atlantic Ocean).
- Land- and sea-borders (200 nm economical zone normalized) around Norwegian territorial claims (not prese...
|A Small Antarctic base on Greenwich Island||11/28/2007||430|
|The Antarctic Station where the passengers of the Explorer were taken after the ship hit an iceberg and sank on 23 November 2007 ||11/28/2007||401|
|This is the Antarctic Icebreaker Almirante Irizar which is used to supply Argentina's stations in Antarctica. It is run by the Armada Argentina and I want to express my thanks for their hospitality and generosity to all the officers and crew aboard.||07/30/2005||653|
|Alfred-Faure Base. A French scientific base on the remote island of Possession, French Southern and Antarctic Lands||12/24/2007||313|
|The Floréal is a small monitoring frigate ("frégate de surveillance") of the French Marine Nationale. She is the lead ship of her class, and the first French vessel named after the 8th month of the Republican Calendar. |
In 1993, she took part in United Nations Operation in Somalia II to protect Blue Helmets. In 1995, she took part in the capture of Bob Denard in the Comoros.
|Dome A or Dome Argus is an Antarctic plateau located 1200 kilometres inland. It is thought to be one of the coldest naturally occurring places on Earth, with temperatures believed to reach -90 °C. It is the highest ice feature in Antarctica, comprising a dome or eminence of just over 4,000 m elevation, located near the centre of East Antarctica and approximately midway between the head of Lambe...||01/13/2006||1,069|