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The aim of this category is to catalog and encourage visits to points of interest on or pertaining to Antarctica. These places need not be on the continent, but must have a clear link to Antarctica.
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Antarctic Points of InterestRobert Edwin Peary - Arlington, VA

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The man who is credited with discovering the North Pole is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Mount Peary in Antartica is named after Robert Edwin Peary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2021

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestRear Admiral Richard E. Byrd - Arlington, Virginia

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Directly across Memorial Drive from Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/23/2021

last visited: 9/11/2021

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Antarctic Points of InterestFinn and Edith Maslin "Jackie" Ronne - Arlington, Virginia

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Grave of two polar explorers in Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/23/2021

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestRear Admiral Richard E. Byrd - Winchester, Virginia

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Located outside the Winchester circuit court house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/10/2021

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestRear Admiral Richard E. Byrd - Winchester, Virginia

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Located along the westbound side of Route 50 on the edge of downtown Winchester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2021

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestJean René Constant Quoy. St Jean de Liversay. France

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Statue de Jean René Constant Quoy sur la place du village, et la découverte de la Terre Adélie

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: 6/13/2020

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Antarctic Points of InterestGranodiorite Boulder from Antarctica - Menlo Park, California

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A specimen from Antartica on the campus of the United State Geological Survey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/9/2018

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestOcenário de Lisboa - Antarctic Habitat, Lisboa - Portugal

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In this location you can see an exacct replica of Antarctica's Environment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 4/2/2017

last visited: 3/21/2021

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Antarctic Points of InterestPaul A. Siple Historical Marker - Erie, PA, U.S.A.

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An historical marker recognizing Antarctic explorer Paul A. Siple.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestCrow's Nest of "Quest" -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London UK

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The crow's nest from the Quest, used by Sir Ernest Shackelton on his last expedition to Antarctica, on display in the Crypt at All Hallows By the Tower in London

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2016

last visited: 9/14/2016

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Antarctic Points of InterestApsley Cherry-Garrard Blue Plaque - Lansdowne Road, Bedford, UK

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard was a member of Captain Scott's 1910-1913 expedition to the Antartic and author of "The Worst Journey in the World". He was born at this location in 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestRoald Amundsen at the Polar Museum - Tromsø, Norway

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Learn about Roald Amundsen's life at the Polar Museum - Tromsø, Norway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Norway

date approved: 6/24/2015

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestMawson Antartic Boulder - Melbourne, Australia

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This is a glacial boulder from Mawson, Antartica, which is on public display in central Melbourne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ThePacman

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 4/12/2015

last visited: 1/2/2012

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Antarctic Points of InterestObservation Hill Cross, McMurdo Station, Antarctica

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The cross is located on Observation Hill, a 754-foot (230 m) hill adjacent to McMurdo Station in Antarctica and commonly called "Ob Hill." The cross is in memorial of of Robert Falcon Scott's party that perished returning from the South Pole in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CGTeri

location: Antarctica

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestScott's Hut at Terra Nova, Cape Evans

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Scott's Hut is a building located on the north shore of Cape Evans on Ross Island in Antarctica. It was erected in 1911 by the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910–1913 (also known as the Terra Nova Expedition) led by Robert Falcon Scott.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CGTeri

location: Antarctica

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: never

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Antarctic Points of InterestRichard Byrd Memorial on Mt Victoria - Wellington, New Zealand

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Dedicated on 11 March 1962, Richard Byrd Memorial commemorates Admiral Byrd's accomplishments in polar exploration and his contributions to international understanding.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 12/12/2014

last visited: 1/9/2018

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Antarctic Points of InterestErnest Shackleton - Exhibition Road, London, UK

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This statue of Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic explorer, is installed in a recess on the Royal Geographical Society building on the west side of Exhibition Road, at the junction with Kensington Gore, in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/10/2014

last visited: 4/13/2015

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Antarctic Points of InterestRobert Falcon Scott - Oakley Street, London, UK

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This LCC blue plaque, to the Antarctic explorer Robert Scott, is attached to a house on the north east side of Oakley Street in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 12/11/2020

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Antarctic Points of InterestEdward Adrian Wilson Statue - Long Gardens, Cheltenham, UK

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This statue, to Edward Adrian Wilson, is towards the south western end of Long Gardens. He died, along with Captain Scott, in March 1912 on the Great Ice Barrier in the Antarctic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: 1/4/2020

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Antarctic Points of InterestBernt Balchen, Kristiansand - Norway

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Bernt Balchen was born near kristiansand, Norway in 1899. In 1929 he was one of a four member crew to fly the first airplane to the South Pole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Norway

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 7/4/2017

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Antarctic Points of InterestA Centenary Garden for Captain R.F. Scott - Roath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK

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This prize-winning garden titled A Centenary Garden for Captain R.F. Scott was devised in 2010 to commemorate Captain Scott's failed attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole. He and his crew set off from Cardiff aboard the Terra Nova.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestAntarctic Ice Adventure and Scott Base, Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium - Auckland, New Zealand

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Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium contains Antarctic Ice Adventure and Scott Base which includes a replica of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's hut, exhibits on what life was like for him and his crew as well as a penguin colony.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/7/2013

last visited: 12/23/2013

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Antarctic Points of InterestRoald Amundsen and his Team - Oslo, Norway

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This sculpture of Antarctic Explorer Roald Amundsen and his team is located at Norway's FRAM Maritime Museum in Oslo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Antarctic Points of InterestRobert Falcon Scott - City Hall - Cardiff, Wales.

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Memorial bronze plaque for Robert Falcon Scott and his companions by W. Wheatley Wagstaff. Located on the staircase of City Hall, Cardiff, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/5/2012

last visited: 2/15/2014

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Antarctic Points of InterestSub-Antarctic Islands Ecosystem in the Biosphere at Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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A sub-antarctic ecosystem maintained at the Biodome: a unique museum, research centre and teaching environment, at Montreal, Quebec, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bird is the Word

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 11/5/2012

last visited: 12/27/2020

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