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28th of January – 200th Anniversary of Antarctic Continent Discovery

The Antarctic Continent was discovered on the 16 (28) of January 1820 by a Russian expedition under command of Thaddeus von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev. Previously, existence of the southern continent (Lat. Terra Australis) had been supposed hypothetically, it had been often combined with Southern America and Australia. However, it was the expedition of Bellingshausen and Lazarev in the Antarctic seas that confirmed that the continent existed going round the Antarctic ices. The first man managed...

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