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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 InterestNew Zealand's Antarctic Programmes — Christchurch, New Zealand

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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 InterestChristchurch and Antarctica — Christchurch, New Zealand

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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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Antarctic Points of InterestScott's Memorial Tree — Oamaru, New Zealand

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This dedicated tree in the middle of Arun Street overlooking Oamaru harbour commemorates the lost Scott expedition of 1912

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/5/2010

last visited: 2/12/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestFalcon & Oates streets — Dunedin, New Zealand

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Falcon Street was named in honour of Capt. Scott and Oates Street in honour of Capt. Oates. Both of who perished on the ill fated British Antarctic Expedition. At the intersection of these two streets there is a commemorative stone honouring them.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/15/2010

last visited: 7/7/2012

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Antarctic Points of InterestRichard Evelyn Byrd — Dunedin, New Zealand

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A tribute to the “Admiral of the Ends of the Earth”, Richard Evelyn Byrd.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/7/2010

last visited: 8/18/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestScott's Memorial Boulder — Queenstown, New Zealand

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Set in the Queenstown Gardens, Scott's Memorial Boulder recalls the exploration and death of team when crossing the Ice in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/20/2010

last visited: 9/19/2016

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Antarctic Points of InterestBritish Antarctic Survey - Madingley Road, Nr Coton, Cambridge, UK

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This is the location of the British Antarctic Survey which is one of the world's leading research centres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/18/2009

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestScott Memorial — Port Chalmers, New Zealand

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A memorial to Capt. Robert Falcon Scott and his expedition members, all of whom died when returning back from the South Pole in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/28/2009

last visited: 7/7/2012

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Antarctic Points of InterestAustralian Antarctic Division Display - Kingston, Tasmania

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A nice display of Antarctic things. With a cafe' on site too.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Bubble Tea

location: Tasmania, Australia

date approved: 8/5/2009

last visited: 7/16/2016

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Antarctic Points of InterestMarine Science Voyage I Exhibit, Sydney Aquarium - Sydney, Australia

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The Sydney Aquarium in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, has an exhibition about the 1990 Marine Science Voyage I Expedition to Antarctica to collect and bring back a selection of the fish of Antarctica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 10/17/2017

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Antarctic Points of InterestHistoric Marker #19 Cross at Hut Point, Ross Island

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Cross at ut Point on Ross Island, erected in February 1904 by the British Antarctic Expedition of 1901-04, in memory of Georges Vince, a member of the expedition who died in the vicinity. Locally know as the Vince Cross.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nzkeko

location: Antarctica

date approved: 2/16/2009

last visited: 2/10/2007

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Antarctic Points of InterestHistoric Marker # 18, Hut at Hut Point, Ross Island

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Scott's Hut on Ross Island's Hut Point in the vicinity of US McMUrdo Antarctic Base. The hut that Scott built in his Discovery Expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nzkeko

location: Antarctica

date approved: 2/12/2009

last visited: 2/10/2007

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Antarctic Points of InterestHistoric Marker # 54, Richard E. Byrd Historic Monument

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Richard E Byrd Historic Monument is a bronze bust on a black marble, 5ft high x 2 ft square, on wood platform in front of the National Science Foundation Chalet housing the NSF Offices in McMurdo, Antarctica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nzkeko

location: Antarctica

date approved: 2/5/2009

last visited: 1/31/2003

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Antarctic Points of InterestHistorical Marker #20, Cross on Observation Hill, Ross Island

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Obs Hill Cross is also called the Terra Nova Cross from the name of the ship that Scott used for his 1910-13 expedition to the South Pole that ended with his death in March 1912. It was erected in January 1913 by crew of the Terra Nova.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nzkeko

location: Antarctica

date approved: 2/4/2009

last visited: 8/18/2010

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Antarctic Points of InterestMawson Exhibition, South Australia Museum, Adelaide, Australia

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The South Australia Museum hosts an exhibition about the Sir Douglas Mawson's Antarctic expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 12/2/2008

last visited: 4/6/2018

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Antarctic Points of InterestRoald Amundsen Monument San Francisco

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Monument to Roald Amundsen, who in 1911, was the first explorer to stand at the South Pole.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member michael3900

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 4/7/2014

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Antarctic Points of InterestOperation Deep Freeze I - Washington, D.C.

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"Operation Deep Freeze I: 1955-56" features works by Commander Standish Backus (1910-1989) and Robert Charles Haun (1903-1975). Their artwork depicting the Operation is located at the Navy Art Gallery in Washington, D.C., USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/8/2008

last visited: 3/10/2012

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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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Antarctic Points of InterestHibya Park - Tokyo, Japan

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A stone placed in Hibya Park by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Tokyo, Japan

date approved: 2/10/2008

last visited: 11/19/2008

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Antarctic Points of InterestUS Polar Rock Repository - Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio

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Parts of Antarctica have travelled all the way to Ohio. This facility is located next to Scott Hall. From State Route 315, use the Lane Avenue exit, go west on Lane Avenue to Kenny Road. Turn left onto Kenny Road, then turn right onto Carmack Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/18/2007

last visited: 2/20/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestTorgeson Island

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Torgeson Island is the home to a long running experiment regarding human penguin interaction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS

location: Antarctica

date approved: 9/29/2007

last visited: 12/5/2005

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Antarctic Points of InterestVernadsky (Faraday) Station

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Vernadsky Station is the only Ukranian research station in Antarctica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS

location: Antarctica

date approved: 9/29/2007

last visited: 12/4/2005

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Antarctic Points of InterestPalmer Station - USAP

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Palmer Station, located on Anvers Island is the only U.S. Antarctic Program research station north of the Antarctic Circle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS

location: Antarctica

date approved: 9/29/2007

last visited: 2/19/1992

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Antarctic Points of InterestRefuge Hut, Petermann Island, Antarctica

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A refuge hut built by the Argentine Government in the 1950s to provide refuge from the harsh Antarctic climate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS

location: Antarctica

date approved: 2/4/2007

last visited: 12/4/2005

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Antarctic Points of InterestLemaire Channel - North Entrance

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The Lemaire channel is a 7 mile long wonder of nature. Barely 1 mile wide, mountains rise thousands of feet from the water, making this one of the most beautiful places on earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS

location: Antarctica

date approved: 12/9/2006

last visited: 11/17/2021

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