Antarctica: An Encyclopedia (2nd Edition) by John Stewart

By John Stewart

This moment variation of the 1990 Library magazine "Best Reference" booklet, 4 years within the compiling and writing, is an exhaustive A-Z direct-entry encyclopedia of Antarctica. It doubles the 1st edition's entries to 30,000, protecting geographical beneficial properties, ancient occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, medical stations, travel operators, medical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, plants, goods of common curiosity and masses extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. details for geographical positive factors is drawn basically from nationwide gazetteers, either present and outdated, and isn't constrained to ­English-­language resources. vast cross-referencing simplifies the continent's usually bewildering nomenclature--geographical features' names, for instance, may possibly fluctuate generally from one nationwide gazetteer to the subsequent, and are extra advanced by way of having been named and renamed a number of instances, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic adaptations of placenames are incorporated and cross-referenced.

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Robin Sutcliffe Allan (1900-1966), of the University of Canterbury, NZ. US-ACAN accepted the name in 1962, NZ-APC followed suit on July 15, 1965, as did ANCA on Aug. 10, 1966. The Australians were the latest to replot this feature, in late 2008. See also New Zealand Allan Hills Expedition. Allan McDonald Glacier see McDonald Ice Rumples Allan Nunatak. 76°38' S, 159°54' E. In the Allan Hills of southern Victoria Land. Named in association with the hills. A term no longer used. Mount Allan Thomson.

He married Edith Caroline in 1875. He was promoted to commander immediately after the expedition, in 1898 was made rear admiral, and was superintendent of Portsmouth Dockyard, 1899-1902. He was a supporter of BNAE 1901-04. He was made admiral in 1907, and retired in 1908. He died on Nov. 12, 1930, in Woodbridge, Suffolk. ” b. July 12, 1886, Falkland Islands. In 1902 he went to Britain, returning to the Falklands in 1903. Temporary customs officer on the Admiralen, 1907-08. Aldridge, Sterling James.

Alexander, Clair D. ” b. 1906, Williamstown, Pa. , son of electrical engineer Wilson Dietrich and his wife Margaret MacAllister). He also claimed to have been a circus acrobat, to have been more than four years in Army Aviation, and been on expeditions in India and up the Amazon, but in reality he was a grocery store clerk. He married a girl named Bertha in Reading on June 22, 1920, had two children, Robert and Rita, and then in 1923 deserted them, never to be seen again — until 1928. On March 8, 1928, using the name Clair D.

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