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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 InterestRoald Amundsen and his Team - Oslo, Norway

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This sculpture of Antarctic Explorer Roald Amundsen and his team is located at Norway's FRAM Maritime Museum in Oslo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Antarctic Points of InterestRobert Falcon Scott - City Hall - Cardiff, Wales.

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Memorial bronze plaque for Robert Falcon Scott and his companions by W. Wheatley Wagstaff. Located on the staircase of City Hall, Cardiff, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/5/2012

last visited: 2/15/2014

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Antarctic Points of InterestSub-Antarctic Islands Ecosystem in the Biosphere at Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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A sub-antarctic ecosystem maintained at the Biodome: a unique museum, research centre and teaching environment, at Montreal, Quebec, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bird is the Word

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 11/5/2012

last visited: 12/27/2020

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Antarctic Points of InterestRRS Discovery - Dundee, Scotland, UK

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The RRS Discovery was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain. Designed for Antarctic research, she was launched in 1901. She is now the centrepiece of visitor attraction in her home, Dundee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2012

last visited: 9/25/2018

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Antarctic Points of InterestGrave of Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Wheathamstead

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard accompanied Captain RF Scott on the Southern Polar Expedition of 1912. He did not get to the pole, as a result he returned and lived to write "The Worst Journey in the World".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2012

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestEdgar Evans - Welsh Polar Explorer - Swansea - Wales.

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Edgar Evans was born 1876 at Gower, Swansea, Wales. He was a member of the fatefull British Antarctic Expedition's attempt to reach the South Pole First. The 5 man team reached the Pole on 17th Jan 1912 but all perished on the return journey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2012

last visited: 8/2/2012

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Antarctic Points of InterestSS Terra Nova - figure head - National Museum of Wales.

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In 1910 the British Antarctic Expedition, led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott, hoping to be the first people to reach the South Pole. They departed from Cardiff Bay in the vessel SS Terra Nova, this is the Figure head from that ship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2012

last visited: 4/28/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestScott of the Antarctic - Cardiff Bay - Wales.

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In 1910 the British Antarctic Expedition, led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott, departed from Cardiff Bay in the vessel SS Terra Nova but the expedition ended tragically and never returned.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2012

last visited: 8/18/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestAntartica 100 Memorial - Cardiff Bay - Wales.

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Terra Nova Expedition Centenary, commemorated by this monument 'Antartica 100 Memorial' located at the dock in Cardiff Bay, from which this fateful expedition departed Wales, for the South Pole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/25/2012

last visited: 7/17/2017

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Antarctic Points of InterestScott Memorial, Roath Park, Cardiff, Wales

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Monument to Scott of the Antarctic. Captain Scott, set sail in the S.S.Terra Nova, from Cardiff, in Wales, on his expedition to Antarctica in 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: 4/23/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestTomb of Jules Dumont d'Urville - Paris, France

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This monument celebrates Jules Dumont d'Urville and the Astrolabe...the French explorer and ship that discovered what is now known as Adelie Land in Antarctica in 1840.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 1/31/2021

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Antarctic Points of InterestIce Runway

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The Ice Runwayis the principal runway for the US Antarctic Program during the summer Antarctic field season due to its proximity to McMurdo Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OshnDoc

location: Antarctica

date approved: 10/7/2011

last visited: 2/4/2003

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Antarctic Points of InterestWilliams Field

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Williams Field or Willy Field is a United States Antarctic Program airfield in Antarctica. Williams Field consists of two snow runways located on approximately 8 meters (25 ft) of compacted snow, lying on top of 80 meters (262 ft) of ice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OshnDoc

location: Antarctica

date approved: 10/6/2011

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestPegasus Field

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Pegasus Field is an airstrip in Antarctica, the southernmost of three airfields serving McMurdo Station. Pegasus is a white ice runway capable of handling wheeled aircraft year-round.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OshnDoc

location: Antarctica

date approved: 10/6/2011

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestParadise Bay

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Paradise Bay, a natural harbor on the West Antarctic Peninsula is one of the places that has received its name for its beauty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OshnDoc

location: Antarctica

date approved: 9/22/2011

last visited: 2/5/2017

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Antarctic Points of InterestDeception Island

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Deception Island (62°57'S, 60°38'W)is an island located in the South Shetland Islands off the northwest side of the Antarctic Peninsula and has been a focus of human activity in Antarctica since the early 1820s with the hunting of seal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OshnDoc

location: Antarctica

date approved: 9/22/2011

last visited: 3/9/2022

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Antarctic Points of InterestChapel of the Snows

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Built in the late 1980s to replace the original church that was destroyed by fire, the chapel has a nice view overlooking McMurdo Sound, Hut point and the mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OshnDoc

location: Antarctica

date approved: 9/22/2011

last visited: 2/10/2007

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Antarctic Points of InterestRobert Falcon Scott Statue - Europe - Waterloo Place, London, UK

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A statue to Robert Falcon Scott - Captain Royal Navy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 4/5/2019

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Antarctic Points of InterestPiece of Antarctica in the Tribune Tower - Chicago, IL

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This piece of Antarctica is located near the intersection of Illinois St. and Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2011

last visited: 8/1/2016

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Antarctic Points of InterestRobert Forde Memorial - Cobh, County Cork, Ireland

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Memorial honoring early Antarctic explorer located on the waterfront in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ireland

date approved: 1/4/2011

last visited: 5/14/2012

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Antarctic Points of InterestEdgar Evans Memorial - St. Mary's Church - Rhossili, Swansea County, Wales

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Memorial to member of the Scott Expedition to Antarctica located in parish church in the small village of Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula in south Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2011

last visited: 7/11/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestNational Maritime Museum - Greenwich, UK

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National Maritime Museum in Greenwich has interesting display of artifacts from Antarctic exploration.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2010

last visited: 5/1/2022

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Antarctic Points of InterestPolar Museum - Scott Polar Research Institute - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

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The Polar Museum as part of the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge University has displays for the exploration of both the north and south polar regions.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: 12/23/2015

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Antarctic Points of InterestLt. Commander Donald Richard Walk

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A plaque dedicated to the namesake for the Walk Glacier, Antarctica

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member redtailforester

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2010

last visited: 10/8/2011

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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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