A general map of the Antarctic region showing the routes of the National Antarctic Expedition.

A photographic print of a chart of the Antarctic showing the outward and homebound track of the research ship Discovery (1901), as well as the charted land from the National Antarctic Expedition between 1902 and 1904. Around the edge of the chart are the names Weddell, Ross, Enderby and Victoria, who had either sponsored or conducted exploration in the region.

Weddell - James Weddell was the captain of the sealing ship 'Jane'. He explored the Antarctic region between 1820 and 1823.
Enderby - Enderby Brothers were the owners of the 'Tula'. Captain John Briscoe circumnavigated Antarctica between 1831-2.
Ross - James Clark Ross, who had explored Antarctica between 1839-1843 in 'Erebus' and Terror'

Object Details

ID: ALB0346.2
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Date made: 1904-1905
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Bernard Collection
Measurements: Overall: 103 mm x 78 mm
Parts: British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1903 (Photograph album)

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