Daily Telegraph of Antarctica

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The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition successfully completed the first overland crossing of Antarctica

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Title

Daily Telegraph of Antarctica

Mapmaker(s)

Geographica Ltd

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

c.1955

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

76 x 50.5 cm

Full Description

Sheet size 76 x 50.5 cm, printed in colours, old folds as issued, blank verso. Inset maps of the northern and southern hemispheres, and the British Isles for scale, with a table of facts and figures. The map shows the proposed route of the 1955-58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition and proposed international bases. The dates of important discoveries and expeditions are also shown, and explorers and their vessels, past and present, feature in the pictorial border. The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition successfully completed the first overland crossing of Antarctica.