History of Antarctic Exploration

Some examples from the heroic age of Antarctic postal history: The first official letter from Antarctica recognized in the study of the Antarctic region Captain Charles Jonathan Winship writes to his father (manuscript) from Potter Cove, the South Shetlands on 21 February 1821 that he arrived at O’Cain Harbor (named after his ship) earlier to begin sealing. There will also be … Continue reading History of Antarctic Exploration