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Antarctic Points of Interest
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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: 10/27/2021

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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 - 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 InterestOperation Deep Freeze I - Washington, D.C.

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"Operation Deep Freeze I: 1955-56" features works by Commander Standish Backus (1910-1989) and Robert Charles Haun (1903-1975). Their artwork depicting the Operation is located at the Navy Art Gallery in Washington, D.C., USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/8/2008

last visited: 3/10/2012

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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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