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Lexicon of Antarctic stratigraphic names introduced by members of United States expeditions

Warren Wegner

Lexicon of Antarctic stratigraphic names introduced by members of United States expeditions

by Warren Wegner

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Published by Committee on Polar Research, National Research Council in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Nomenclature -- Antarctica

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Warren Wegner and Campbell Craddock.
      GenreNomenclature
      ContributionsCraddock, Campbell, 1930-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE645 .W43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 129 p.
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5456398M
      LC Control Number73158683

      The name Antarctica is the romanised version of the Greek compound word ἀνταρκτική (antarktiké), feminine of ἀνταρκτικός (antarktikós), meaning "opposite to the Arctic", "opposite to the north".. Aristotle wrote in his book Meteorology about an Antarctic region in c. BC. Marinus of Tyre reportedly used the name in his unpreserved world map from the 2nd century Area: 14,, km² (5,, sq mi). The American Bookseller's Complete Reference Trade List, and Alphabetical Catalogue of Books Published in This Country, With the Publishers' and Authors' Names and Prices Arranged in Classes for Quick and Convenient Reference (with an article on copyright by Washburn; Claremont, NH: S. Ide, ), ed. by Alexander Vietts Blake, contrib. by Peter T. Washburn .

      The United States Antarctic Service Expedition (–), often referred to as Byrd’s Third Antarctic Expedition, was an expedition jointly sponsored by the United States Navy, State Department, Department of the Interior and The gh a U.S.-government sponsored expedition, additional support came from donations and gifts by private citizens, corporations . Some rocks are felsitic in parts but elsewhere glassy; and it is not always clear whether the felsite is an original Lexicon of Antarctic Stratigraphic Names Introduced by Members of United States Expeditions () by Warren Wegner, Campbell Craddock.

      John Torbert (United States) and 6 others flew across Antarctica over the South Pole (Ross Island to Weddell Sea and returned without landing), 13 January. Conrad Shinn (United States), with crew of an aircraft, landed at the South Pole, 31 October, a permanent station was then established sustained by aircraft. United States Antarctic Program. The United States established the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) in —the name was later changed to the U.S. Antarctic Program—immediately following the success of the International Geophysical Year (IGY). Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has a Presidential Mandate to manage the United States Antarctic Headquarters: Alexandria, Virginia.


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Alternative. Terra Australis is the large continent on the bottom of this map. This list of Antarctic expeditions is a chronological list of expeditions involving Antarctica.

Although the existence of a southern continent had been hypothesized as early as the writings of Ptolemy in the 1st century AD, the South Pole was not reached until Lexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (including Alaska), (also includes the names and ages, but not the definitions, of the named geologic units of Canada, Mexico, the West Indies, Central America, and Hawaii).

[M.G. WILMARTH] on Author: M.G. WILMARTH. Originally published inthis book lists Antarctic expeditions and related historical events from ancient times to the time of publication. With entries, covering the period from BC toit is a completely revised and expanded version of a list complied by Dr Brian Roberts and first published in The addition of maps, references and an index containing Reviews: 2.

Inthe most extensive U.S. geologic names lexicon was released as "Stratigraphic nomenclature databases for the United States, its possessions and territories", USGS Digital Data Series DDS-6 (Mac Lachlan and others, ). Full text of "Geographic Names of the Antarctic 1st edition" See other formats.

Gazetteer of the Antarctic: names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. Related Titles. Series: NSF (Series) ; By. Geological Survey (U.S.). National Mapping Division. National Science Foundation (U.S.). Division of Polar Programs. United States Board on Geographic Names.

United States. Defense Mapping Edition: 4th Ed. The Antarctic Ice Sheet has greatly affected global climate, sea level, ocean circulation, and southern hemisphere biota during Cenozoic times. Much of our understanding of the evolution of the ice sheet has been inferred from isotopic studies on distant deep-ocean sediments, because few Cenozoic rocks are exposed on the Antarctic continent.

Preface. The second edition of the International Stratigraphic Guide, edited by Amos Salvador, was prepared by the International Subcommission on Stratigraphic Classification of the International Commission on Stratigraphy and co-published in by the International Union of Geological Sciences and the Geological Society of America.

United States Antarctic Program (USAP) he United States established the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) inimmediately after the IGY. (he name was later changed to the U.S. Antarctic Program.) hrough the USAP, NSF facilitates and manages U.S.

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Washington, Committee on Polar Research, National Research Council. Pages in category "Stratigraphy of the United States" The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total.

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