Antarctica on a simple laminated and tear-resistant tourist map with an enlargement for the Antarctic Peninsula, designed to present the basic facts of the continent’s geography and the history of its exploration.
On one side is a map of Antarctica with the surrounding ice shelves, bays and seas, indicating main peaks, mountain ranges and regions, plus locations of the scientific stations. The map highlights routes taken by Amundsen and Scott and by two trans-continental expeditions of 1955-58 and 1989-90. A small inset shows regions claimed by various countries.
On the reverse is an enlargement of the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetlands Islands, with more detailed insets showing the Danco Coast with Anvers and Brabant Islands, plus Deception Island.
Extensive notes give biographies of main explorers connected with the region, descriptions of fauna and flora, plus tourist tips. All the text is in English.
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