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"Who wouldn't come down here to see such sights as these!": The Antarctic environment and the diary of Ritchie Simmers
Ritchie Simmers began his diary entry for Thursday 29 January 1931: ‘Were I truly the realist which … I [recently] claimed to be I would merely enter for today “Gale, high sea” and leave it at that but the conditions ...
A pragmatic utopia: should the Ross Sea be designated a Marine Protected Area?
The Ross Sea is a prominent embayment in the Antarctic continent, of around 650,000km2 – an area equal to two percent of the Southern Ocean. Approximately two-thirds of this area is covered by the Ross Ice Shelf. The ...
Tourism in Antarctica: a numbers game
Call after call has been made over many years for more international regulation - in many different flavours - to limit the number of Antarctic tourists. The authors remain unconvinced by this approach. This report ...
Lt "Teddy" Evans and Hilda Russell 1902-1913 - biographical research
The research for this project was conducted Online and at the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch. Online resources included extensive searches of newspaper in paperspast including The Lyttleton Times, The Christchurch ...
Antarctic urban: exploring Terra Fluxus
When civilization expanded to Antarctica, the image of the city was one that traveled with it. There can be no doubt though, that the metaphor of the city evoked by Shackelton, from the crows nest of the Nimrod, as she ...
Claiming territorial rights in the Antarctic. The different reasons and causes behind the seven claims.
(University of Canterbury, 2011)
Exploring the land and the earth has always been in man's nature. The story of the Antarctic goes back several centuries, with sightings of a Terra Australis Incognita,1 however most of the discovery and exploration of ...