Bellingshausen


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Bellingshausen

 

a scientific station on King George (Waterloo) Island in the South Shetland group of islands, the first Soviet station on the shores of Western Antarctica. It was established by the 13th Soviet Antarctic Expedition. It was opened on Feb. 22, 1968, on the southwestern extremity of the island (62° 12’ S lat., 58° 56’ W long.). Regular aerometeorological, glaciological, geomagnetic observational, geomorphological, biological, and medical research is done at the station. It was named in honor of F. F. Bellingshausen.

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A Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discovered an ice shelf at Princess Martha Coast that later became known as the Fimbul Ice Shelf.
The cooling trends, in contrast, are small and spatially limited, confined to the North Atlantic near Greenland and the Amundsen and Bellingshausen Seas off the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
The first representatives from Russia set foot on New Zealand's land during the First Russian Antarctic Expedition of 1819-21 undertaken by seafarers Fabian Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev, who later became famous for their discovery of Antarctica.
1820: Russian Antarctic expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discover the continent of Antarctica 1825: U.S.
Antarctica is the last region on Earth in recorded history to be discovered, unseen until 1820 when the Russian expedition of Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev on Vostok and Mirny sighted the Fimbul ice shelf.
They had spent four years at Bellingshausen station on King George Island, 120 miles off the frozen continent's coast.
Last night the victim was in intensive care after being flown from Russia's Bellingshausen research station on King George Island to Chile with a knife injury to his heart.
Last night, the victim was in intensive care after being flown from Russia's Bellingshausen research station on King George Island to Chile with a knife injury to his heart.
It joins several other buildings on the frozen continent to have been coated by AkzoNobel, including the British Antarctic Survey's Halley VI research station and explorer Robert Swan's e-Base at Bellingshausen.
In West Antarctica, ice shelves are being eaten away by warm ocean water, and those in the Amundsen and Bellingshausen seas have thinned by as much as 18 percent since the early 1990s.
Sampling sites included locations in the Ross, Bellingshausen, Amundsen, and western Weddel 1 Seas and along the Western Antarctic Peninsula, covering an over-water distance of more than 5000 km (Fig.