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The Antarctic problem : an historical and political study / E.W. Hunter Christie ; foreword by Sir Reginald Leeper.

By: Christie, E. W. Hunter (Eric William Hunter).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Allen & Unwin, [1951]Description: 336 pages : illustrations, maps (1 folded) ; 25 cm.Subject(s): ANTARCTICA | DISCOVERY | EXPLORATION | HISTORY | ANTARCTIC ISLANDS | GEOGRAPHY | POLITICAL ASPECTS | WHALING | SEALERS | SOUTH GEORGIA | SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS | FALKLAND ISLANDS | ARGENTINA | CHILEAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Antarctic problem.Holdings: GRETA POINT: 913(99) CHR Other classification: 14
Contents:
I. Introduction -- II. Southwards The discovery of South Georgia -- III. Captain Cook The discovery of the South Sandwich Islands and the first landing on South Georgia -- IV. The Sealers -- V. The voyages of the brig 'Williams' The discovery of the South Shetlands, Trinity Peninsula and the Antarctic Mainland -- VI, The sealers at the South Shetland The discovery of the Palmer Coast, Palmer Archipelago and the South Orkney Islands -- VII. Bellingshausen The discovery of the Traverse Islands and the Bellingshausen Sea -- VIII. The early Nineteenth Century The discovery of the Weddell Sea, Adelaide and Biscoe Islands and Graham Land -- IX The Age of Science The discovery of Joinville Island and exploration in northern Graham Land -- X. The Whalers -- XI The Antarctic Renaissance The discovery of Gerlache Strait, Danco Coast, Antarctic Sound and Crown Prince Gustaf Channel -- XII. The Antarctic Renaissance - II The discovery of Coats Land, Marguerite Bay and Charcot Island -- XIII. German and English expeditions The discovery of Filchner Coast and Caird Coast -- XIV. The whaling industry and the Discovery Committee -- XV. Modern exploration The discovery of King George VI Sound and exploration in southern Graham Land: the first Antarctic flights -- XVI. The Falkland Islands dependencies -- XVII. Argentina and the Antarctic -- XVIIII. Chile and the Antarctic -- XIX. Conclusion -- Appendix A. British Letters Patent of 1908 and 1917 Constituting the Falkland Islands Dependencies -- Appendix B Chilean Decree No. 1747 of 6 November 1940 -- Appendix C Antarctic claims - diplomatic exchanges between Great Britain, Argentina and Chile -- Selected bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-323) and index.

I. Introduction -- II. Southwards The discovery of South Georgia -- III. Captain Cook The discovery of the South Sandwich Islands and the first landing on South Georgia -- IV. The Sealers -- V. The voyages of the brig 'Williams' The discovery of the South Shetlands, Trinity Peninsula and the Antarctic Mainland -- VI, The sealers at the South Shetland The discovery of the Palmer Coast, Palmer Archipelago and the South Orkney Islands -- VII. Bellingshausen The discovery of the Traverse Islands and the Bellingshausen Sea -- VIII. The early Nineteenth Century The discovery of the Weddell Sea, Adelaide and Biscoe Islands and Graham Land -- IX The Age of Science The discovery of Joinville Island and exploration in northern Graham Land -- X. The Whalers -- XI The Antarctic Renaissance The discovery of Gerlache Strait, Danco Coast, Antarctic Sound and Crown Prince Gustaf Channel -- XII. The Antarctic Renaissance - II The discovery of Coats Land, Marguerite Bay and Charcot Island -- XIII. German and English expeditions The discovery of Filchner Coast and Caird Coast -- XIV. The whaling industry and the Discovery Committee -- XV. Modern exploration The discovery of King George VI Sound and exploration in southern Graham Land: the first Antarctic flights -- XVI. The Falkland Islands dependencies -- XVII. Argentina and the Antarctic -- XVIIII. Chile and the Antarctic -- XIX. Conclusion -- Appendix A. British Letters Patent of 1908 and 1917 Constituting the Falkland Islands Dependencies -- Appendix B Chilean Decree No. 1747 of 6 November 1940 -- Appendix C Antarctic claims - diplomatic exchanges between Great Britain, Argentina and Chile -- Selected bibliography -- Index.

GRETA POINT: 913(99) CHR

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