It only took Clive Oppenheimer about 15 minutes to find a piece of history on the flanks of Antarctica's southernmost active volcano. The volcanologist used historical photos and journals to find two century-old field camps occupied by a team of British explorers.
The Antarctican Society started in Washington, D.C., in 1960. In just a few years, it grew from a local club to an organization with members from around the world. Today, the Society continues to preserve the past but looks to change with the times.
An international team of ham radio operators will take part in an expedition to a remote island that was once a regular stop for U.S. Navy ships that supported the U.S. Antarctic Program.
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The recent discovery off the coast of Greenland of the remains of the SS Terra Nova, the ship that carried Briton Robert F. Scott and his team to Antarctica in 1910, generated headlines around the world.