September 01, 2020

In Search of Terra Incognita

In Search of Terra Incognita
Drake Passage Steve Allen

~ British Captain James Cook

Two hundred years ago, in 1820, Russian Admiral Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen became the first explorer to set eyes upon Antarctica.

This came nearly fifty years after Captain Cook, in 1773, made maritime history by being the first to cross the Antarctic Circle, aboard the HMS Resolution.

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