Exploration of Antarctica

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– **Explorers of Antarctica**:
– Roald Amundsen
– Ernest Shackleton
– Robert Falcon Scott
– Douglas Mawson
– James Cook

– **Historical Expeditions**:
– Nimrod Expedition
– Terra Nova Expedition
– British Antarctic Expedition
– International Geophysical Year
– Operation Highjump

– **Scientific Research**:
– Climate change studies
Biodiversity research
– Geology and glaciology
– Atmospheric research
– Oceanography studies

– **Challenges of Antarctica**:
– Harsh climate conditions
– Isolation and remoteness
– Limited infrastructure
Wildlife conservation
– Treaty system governance

– **Modern Exploration**:
– Use of advanced technology
– International collaboration
– Sustainable practices
Tourism impact
– Potential for resource exploitation

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