Websites

Cool Antarctica

There is a lot of material about historic and current activity in the Antarctic at Cool Antarctica

Fram Museum Website

The FRAM Museum Website contains descriptions of the expeditions of Nansen, Sverdrup and Amundsen including: Nansen: Across the Greenland ice (1888-1889) The First Fram Expedition (1893-1896) Sverdrup: The Second Fram Expedition (1898-1902) Amundsen: The Gjøa Expedition (1903-1906) The Third Fram Expedition… Read More »Fram Museum Website

Canadian Arctic Exploration Voyages

Detailed maps of voyages in the Canadian Arctic from 16th to 19th Century are available on the Canada Arctic website at: http://www.sfu.ca/geog351fall02/gp2/WEBSITE/2_content_g.html These also contain chronological lists of voyages.

International Polar Foundation

International Polar Foundation has accounts of modern polar expeditions on their website: http://www.explorapoles.org/   Includes information about Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station: http://www.antarcticstation.org/  

History of the Military in Polar Regions

The history of the military in the Arctic is covered to some extent in the current website, especially where it relates to exploration, it is explored in much more detail in the author’s own Polar Military website