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Record #183819:

Baptism of ice: J.G. Bartholomew and the naming of Antarctica / G.A. Mawer.

Title: Baptism of ice: J.G. Bartholomew and the naming of Antarctica / G.A. Mawer.
Author(s): Mawer, G. A.
Date: 2008.
In: Polar Record. (2008.), Vol. 44(229) (2008)
Abstract: Traces pedigree and history of Antarctica as proper noun, from coining and popularisation by Edinburgh mapmaker J.G. Bartholomew in 1890s as label for supposed south polar continent outlined by John Murray of Challenger Commission. Noun was slowly coming into use by 1902, and by 1928 had been generally received by geographers.
Notes:

Polar Record. Vol. 44(229) :180-183 (2008).

Keywords: 8 -- Languages and literature.
801.311 -- Place-names.
912 -- Maps atlases, globes.
S -- Literature and Language.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
SPRI record no.: 183819

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