Overview

Antarctica

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 entries  for:

  • Regional and National History x
clear all

View:

Antarctica

Antarctica   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
813 words

and Australia were joined in the supercontinent Gondwana until 95 million years ago. They are thus geological cousins as well

Phillip Garth Law

Phillip Garth Law  

(1912– ),scientist and Antarctic explorer, became entranced by Antarctica as a boy through the writings of pioneer explorers such as Shackleton and Mawson. After graduating in physics from the ...
surveying

surveying  

Was always of social significance because of the need to define the boundaries of plots of land. In the Renaissance, taxes on agricultural produce, including such relatively expensive crops as ...

View: