Who was the first person to command an air expedition to Antarctica?
Asked by Anitha, 17 Apr 03:08 pm
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Richard ByrdAnswered by Rocking Raaj, 17 Apr 03:09 pm
Richard ByrdAnswered by Quest, 18 Apr 09:26 am
The first recorded landing on the Antarctic continent took place on February 7, 1821. Men from the American sealer Cecilia, under Captain John Davis, landed at Hughes Bay (6401'S) looking for seals. Though they were on shore for less than an hour, these men were the first humans to set foot on this new southern land. Davis correctly guessed that the land was a continent.Answered by anil garg, 17 Apr 07:03 pm
Richard ByrdAnswered by manoharkhanna, 17 Apr 06:03 pm