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Arctic and Antarctic in modern geopolitics

The project is devoted to the actual direction of the assessment of the impact on contemporary geopolitics of climate change and related changes in the Earth's distance from the polar regions. The project is based on the provisions of the strategic importance of the polar regions for the development of modern civilization. Examines geopolitical, military, economic and other aspects of the problem.

A. F. Treshnikov `the history of the discovery and exploration of Antarctica`

In the beginning of the last century the Russian seafarers F. F. Bellingshausen and M. P. Lazarev discovered the southern continent - Antarctica. Since then many travelers, explorers, scientists discovered and explored the coastline, Islands, peninsulas, bays and Straits, mountain ranges, glaciers and huge snow plateau of the ice continent. Especially intensively conducted the exploration of Antarctica in the 50-60-ies. all this is explained in detail in the book by A. F. Treshnikov. The book is a series of "Open Lands" which includes the most complete in the Russian language describe the history of discovery and studies of the continents of the globe.

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