nieuwe zoekopdracht
[ meld een fout in dit record ]mandje (0): toevoegen | toon Print deze pagina

Belgica's Antarctic toponymic legacy
Charlier, R.H.; Chaineux, M.C.P.; Finkl, C.W.; Thys, A.C. (2010). Belgica's Antarctic toponymic legacy. J. Coast. Res. 26(6): 1168-1171.
In: Journal of Coastal Research. Coastal Education and Research Foundation: Fort Lauderdale. ISSN 0749-0208; e-ISSN 1551-5036, meer
Peer reviewed article  

Beschikbaar in  Auteurs 


Auteurs  Top 
  • Charlier, R.H.
  • Chaineux, M.C.P.
  • Finkl, C.W.
  • Thys, A.C.

    It might be argued that this paper does not sensu stricto contribute to "polar science". It however rekindles aspects of its history and of that of both oceanography and cartography Obviously the interest for the polar regions was keen in the 19th century and elicited financial support The paper may lift anew the veil that has somewhat dimmed the light that should shine on polar science achievements of Belgian explorers and scientists
    Knowledge of the names of geographic features in the Antarctic is probably less widespread and yet there are many Belgian names on and near the southernmost continent Most names were given by the head of the first ever Antarctic expedition to spend a winter on the southernmost continent Belgian Royal Navy Lieutenant Adrien de Gerlache de Gomery's expedition in the Antarctic brought back a wealth of scientific information His trip ended precisely 111 years ago, and has been-literally-carved in stone as the Belgica is indeed one of the 20 oceanographic vessels Prince Albert I of Monaco selected to be represented on the facade of the Musee Oceanographique de Monaco

Alle informatie in het Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) valt onder het VLIZ Privacy beleid Top | Auteurs 
IMIS is ontwikkeld en wordt gehost door het VLIZ, voor meer informatie contacteer .