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Antarctic Points of Interest
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The aim of this category is to catalog and encourage visits to points of interest on or pertaining to Antarctica. These places need not be on the continent, but must have a clear link to Antarctica.
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Antarctic Points of InterestInternational Antarctic Centre. Christchurch. New Zealand.

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The Antarctic Attraction at the International Antarctic Centre is Christchurch’s leading visitor attraction. Christchurch has been the gateway to Antarctica for well over a century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New Zealand

date approved: 8/7/2008

last visited: 10/23/2011

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At the base of the Captain Scott statue in Christchurch you will find a plaque recognizing the Garden City's role in Antarctica exploration and scientific studies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/12/2010

last visited: 3/17/2015

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Sir Edmond Hillary unveiled this plaque recognizing 50 years of New Zealand's Antarctic Programmes in 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/12/2010

last visited: 3/17/2015

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Antarctic Points of InterestCaptain Scott Statue. Christchurch. New Zealand.

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Christchurch was the New Zealand base for the British Antarctic expeditions in 1901 and 1910. Captain Scott's final voyage reached the South Pole 25 January, 1912. Returning from the South Pole Captain Scott and his companions perished.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: 3/17/2015

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